DHV:
245
Tourin ID:
DON 1

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB, London

Maker:

Barak

Norman

Date:

1696

Barak Norman / At the Basse Viol / in St. Paul's Ally / London Fecit / 1696; BN monogram in center of back

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

J, Yokohama

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Male

Previous Owner:

Robert Donington (via Wurlitzer’s)

Measurements:

Body Length:

73

String Length:

69.5

Rib Depth:

12.8

Upper Width:

34.1

Middle Width:

25.7

Bottom Width:

40.7

Information Source:

Kambe to TGM 2/96; Kambe to Smithsonian 4/93; Donington to G Lyman 3/64

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Hebbert 2001, p. 293 (1696:2)

[Unpublished, from owner: F+B, head 3/4, B+S, neck heel, hookbar (color)]

Converted from cello by Dolmetsch; neck by Hill & Sons (for Donington?); fingerboard by Masato Sato, Tokyo (for Kambe). White pegs. Ribs 13.2 at lower corners. Table ornament Type V, back center BN monogram, upper Type IIIa, lower Type III.