DHV:
1390
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

Maker:

S

Petter

Stockholm

Hellstedt

Date:

1757

No 294 / P. Hellstedt / Fecit Hollmia / 1757 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

FIN

Helsinki

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

National Museum of Finland

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

NM 1847

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Victor J. Sucksdorf (architect), -1877; Dr. Matthias Åkerberg (late 18C–early 19C)

Measurements:

Body Length:

69.0

String Length:

68.5

Rib Depth:

13.6

Upper Width:

31.0

Middle Width:

21.5

Bottom Width:

38.0

Information Source:

Museum to TGM, 11/03

Literature:

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from museum: FB+S, head B+S]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

2-piece table, 2-piece back. Converted to a cello, perhaps c. 1800 (but complete pegbox retained?); restored in 1968 by Carlo Bergman, Helsinki (new bridge, tailpiece, 3 pegs). Still has tail gut. Back widths 31.5/22.3/38.2 (N.B., wider than front, atypically).