DHV:
1372
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]; Barak / Norman / London [stamped on table]; BN monogram in center of back

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Bremen ?

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Open scroll

Previous Owner:

Private owner, Hamburg, -1980

Measurements:

Body Length:

65

String Length:

66

Rib Depth:

12.2

Upper Width:

30.8

Middle Width:

23.3

Bottom Width:

37.5

Information Source:

T. Muthesius to TGM, 7/03

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Auctions:

Comments:

[By TGM, 11/10: FB+S, table ornament, label]

Gerhardt [2001]

New neck and scroll by R. Ossenbrunner. Type VII table ornament; back center BN monogram, upper and lower Type II. Two letters on label scraped away: “a[t t]he”; “V” extends to above final “n”. Owner is aunt of Christiane Gerhardt, Tilman Muthesius’s partner.