DHV:
1267
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB, London

Maker:

Barak

Norman

Date:

1722

Barak Norman / at the Bass Viol in / St Pauls Church-yd / London Fecit / 1722 [printed except 1722]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Asheville, NC

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

William L. Monical, Staten Island, NY, -2005

Measurements:

Body Length:

69

String Length:

68.7

Rib Depth:

11.7

Upper Width:

29.4

Middle Width:

21.9

Bottom Width:

36.8

Information Source:

TGM exam 2/01

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Auctions:

Comments:

[by TGM: FB+S, head FB+S, table ornament (color)] [unpublished, from S. Peck 7/12: label (color)]

Table 1-piece (?) with 4 wings; back 1-piece (quite sunken just below fold); both with double purfling. Pegbox decorated only on front edges; tailgut; back braces very thin (one each in upper and lower bouts), corner blocks but perimeter linings cloth only. (Not in Hebbert 2001.) Table ornament Type VIII, back center Type III, upper and lower Type IIa.