DHV:
1493
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Hamburg

Maker:

Joachim

Tielke

Date:

1672

IOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg Anno 1672 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Wuppertal

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Male

Previous Owner:

Alfred Lessing, Düsseldorf, 1986-94; Peter Diederichs, Mönchengladbach, -1986; his uncle (?) in Hannover

Measurements:

Body Length:

69.3

String Length:

68.8

Rib Depth:

12

Upper Width:

30.6

Middle Width:

22.1

Bottom Width:

37.1

Information Source:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 261-62; owner to TGM, 8/07, also 2/11 (with prepublication copy of description by F. Hellwig)

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Comments:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 261-62

Hellwig 2011, p. 261 (front, body only [color]); [unpublished, from owner: front 3/4 and back, also F+B before restoration, body open after, orignal and repair labels, new head 3/4, etc. (color)]

Hellwig 2011, TieWV 009; not in Hellwig 1980. 2-piece table with double purfling, 2-piece back with none; ribs of bird’s-eye maple with cloth linings (no corner blocks). Restored by Reinhard Fischer (Hamburg) 1996-97 from cello conversion in 1820, removing wood added around perimeter (beyond original, retained purfling); also new neck and fingerboard (after BRUS 38 = H 001) plus pegbox and head (after HAMB 2 = H 010). Date 1672 reasonably certain on badly-preserved label (now glued to treble side of bottom block), and supported “durch die Bauart dieses Instruments”. Repair labels (all handwritten): “Renovatum / 1761 / A. E. Vertheim”; “Dieses Instrument ist mit großer / Mühe umgearbeitet und Größer / gemacht von J. H. Weykopf / Hannover [den] 21 Juny 1820”; “Reparirt von A. Wolfgang Musicus / Clausthal [den] 28ten April 1837” [all glued to top or bottom blocks]; and “In den Originalzustand zurückgebaut / Hamburg 1996-97 / Zettel: Joachim Tielke in Hamburg anno 1672.” Back widths 31.0/22.1/37.1 Owner’s dimensions 69, 31/22/37, 12.8, -.