DHV:
1344
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

Maker:

PL

Marcin

Krakow

Groblicz

Date:

1720

Ad. M. D. G. w Krakowie / Marcin Groblicz 1720 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Düsseldorf

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Christian Döbereiner, 1904-61

Measurements:

Body Length:

69.3

String Length:

Rib Depth:

13.5

Upper Width:

33.5

Middle Width:

25

Bottom Width:

41.5

Information Source:

A. Knast to TGM, 6/07; A. Lessing to M. Herzog, 8/02

Literature:

Frankowski 2016, pp. 43, 188-91; Herzog 2003, D-6

Photographs:

Frankowski 2016, pp. 42, 189-91 (label; front, F+B body only, head side [color]); Herzog 2003, D-6 (F+S body only); [from M. Herzog 6/98: front, side body only (color)]; [A. Lessing to M. Herzog, 8/02: front]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Corners slightly pointed; F-holes very long; black-and-white edging around perimeter of table, tan-and-white on back; ribs divided into unequal thirds by two inlaid black lines. Only body is original; new neck, head, fittings (including brown fingerboard and tailpiece with narrow white borders, long black pegs with white pips). Döbereiner played as a 7-string, reconverted from a cello. Frankowski 2016: back and ribs of bird’s-eye maple, the former with painted purfling, the latter with central painted double stripes; youngest tree ring on table dated 1716; dimensions -, 33.4/25.0/41.6, -, - (back widths 32.9/24.1/40.3)