DHV:
1411
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Berlin

Maker:

Jacob

Meinertzen

Date:

1700 C

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Open scroll

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

62.9

String Length:

65.1

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

Sotheby’s 12/12/85, lot 107

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Auctions:

Comments:

Montagu 1986, p. 258; Sotheby’s 12/12/85, lot 107

Sotheby’s 12/12/85, lot 107 (F+B [color])

Sotheby’s 1985/12/12, lot 107

Slightly arched back of cyprus; ribs also cyprus; back and table edged with ivory. Original bass bar. Neck, pegbox and open scroll, fingerboard and tailpiece by Günther Hellwig; attribution to Meinertzen also by him. Montagu 1986: “rather rough head and neck.”