DHV:
1413
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Maker:

Matthias

Hummel

Date:

1690

Matthias Humel / Lauten und Geigen / macher / in Nürnberg . Anno 1690 [printed except 90]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Cologne

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

Catalog Number:

Head:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

66.4

String Length:

68

Rib Depth:

13.5

Upper Width:

30.1

Middle Width:

21.6

Bottom Width:

38.3

Information Source:

K. Martius to TGM, [11/11 and] 1/14; M. Pilger to TGM, 4/04

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius 2016, pp. 144 (front, detached table only), 147 (top off, body only); [unpublished, from K. Martius 12/09: front view of detached table, label (color)]

In unrestored condition; had been converted to a cello. Neck, scroll, and bass bar not original. Martius’s measurements not his own. 3-piece back and ribs of bird’s-eye maple.