DHV:
1449
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Maker:

Leonhard

Maussiell

Date:

1743

Leonhardus Mussiell / me fecit Nurmberg 1743 [printed except 43]; and brand mark L * M

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Nuremberg

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

MI 13

Head:

Angel

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

39.9

String Length:

36.3

Rib Depth:

5.6

Upper Width:

18.7

Middle Width:

12.8

Bottom Width:

23

Information Source:

Martius 1999, p. 40; Martius 1996, p. 129

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Köpp 2000, p. 149; Martius 1999, p. 40; Martius 1996, p. 129

On museum’s website (front [color]); Berck 2015, p. 117 (front)

Rosette; 1-piece back, slightly arched and without fold; original bass bar and two back braces. Original neck nailed onto body; hookbar. Dendrochronolgy gives 1703 as date of youngest growth ring on table. Martius 1999: Diskantgambe, Viola d’amore alter Form. Köpp 2000 (and Berck 2015): viola d’amore. (Seen by Tourin but not listed: “prob. was a d’amore”.)