DHV:
234
Tourin ID:
DOLM 06

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB, London

Maker:

Barak

Norman

Date:

[None]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, New Hampshire

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Alice Robbins, Northhampton, MA, 1981-1992; Marie-Thérèse Dolmetsch-Carley [=Theresa Budd, daughter of Nathalie D.], -1981

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.8

String Length:

67

Rib Depth:

11.7

Upper Width:

30.2

Middle Width:

21.6

Bottom Width:

36.9

Information Source:

TGM visit 10/93

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Hebbert 2001, p. 315 (X:42); Dolmetsch 1978, p. 62

Dolmetsch 1978, p. 63 (F+B 7/8); [by TGM, 7/12: FB+S, head F, table and back ornaments (color)]

Robbins 1983 (Leopolds I: Concerto Castello)

Dolmetsch 1978: double purfling throughout; datable to c. 1692 by details of construction and ornamentation; apparently made on same mold as DOLM 7; head by N. Dolmetsch. Renecked in 1960s, head copied from a French viol (per T. Budd, phone to A. Robbins). W. Monical appraisal 11/91: table and back c. 1680, but ribs 19th C.; neck, pegbox, and head 20th-C; dimensions 67.7, 30.4/21.7/36.9, 11.8, 67.3. Repair label: “Peter Tourin / Tourin Musica / Duxbury, Vermont / No. Repaired 1985” [printed except Repaired 1985]. Table ornament Type VIII, back center Type III, above and below Type IIa.