DHV:
1332
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

A, Vienna

Maker:

Anton

Posch

Date:

1709

Antony Posch / Kay Hoff Lauthen / Macher in Wien 1709

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Ashland, Oregon

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Southern Oregon University

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

70.177

Head:

Cupid

Previous Owner:

Jack Schuman, Phoenix, Oregon, -c. 2007; Franz Nowy, Vienna, -1970

Measurements:

Body Length:

37.5

String Length:

33.8

Rib Depth:

6.2

Upper Width:

19.5

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

23.5

Information Source:

J. Schuman to TGM, 5/02

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Comments:

[Unpublished, from owner: F+S, head, all 3/4]

Likely a converted viola d’amore. Fingerboard and tailpiece have elaborate ivory inlay. Blindfolded Cupid head possibly 19th-C.