DHV:
260
Tourin ID:
EIS 12

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Klingenthal

Maker:

Johann Andreas

Dörffel

Date:

1726

Hannss Andreas Doerffler / Violin-macher in Klingenthal / Anno 1726 [printed]

Body Shape:

Current Location:

D, Eisenach

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Bach-Haus

No. of Strings:

(4)

Catalog Number:

48 (formerly 32)

Head:

Previous Owner:

Aloys Obrist, Weimar -1910

Measurements:

Body Length:

37.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

3.5

Upper Width:

17

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

22.5

Information Source:

PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Heyde 1976, p. 86; Breidert & Freyse 1964, p. 31

Originally a viola d’amore, converted to a small viola probably in 1860s, including new neck and cut-down ribs. Rosette. Breidert & Freyse 1964: Viola, Ehemalige Diskant-Viola-da-gamba; Heyde 1976: Bratschierte Viola d’amore; only body and pegbox original; ribs shortened and back fold eliminated. Repair label: Reparavit / Georg Tiefenbrunner / Sendlingerstrasse No. 23 Munchen 18.