DHV:
185
Tourin ID:
BRUS 54

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Munich

Maker:

Adam

Mayr

Date:

171.

Adam Mayr / Geigenmacher / ob der Au / negst Munchen / 171.

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

B, Brussels

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

0228

Head:

Lion

Previous Owner:

François-Joseph Fétis, Brussels

Measurements:

Body Length:

66

String Length:

68 - 69

Rib Depth:

12.5

Upper Width:

30.4

Middle Width:

21

Bottom Width:

39

Information Source:

PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Raspé 1972, p. 218-19; Mahillon 2/1893, 1:323

On museum’s website (front [color]); [unpublished, in Heale Archive, from museum: front]

Raspé 1972 dimensions 123.4, 66.2, 30.2/20.6/38.8, 11.6, 66.0. Back of pegbox has 7 holes in V-layout for sympathetic-string tuning pins/pegs. Body’s lower corners are inner rather than outer; tailpiece sides are scalloped. Museum’s website: viola bastarda, lyra viol.