DHV:
271
Tourin ID:
GAL 04

Size:

Treble

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB, London

Maker:

Henry

Jaye

Date:

1630

HENRY * IAVE * / 1630 [handwritten; sic, or IAYE?]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB, London

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll (?)

Previous Owner:

Desmond Dupré (in 1967); Edgar Hunt (in 1951)

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.7

String Length:

35.3

Rib Depth:

7

Upper Width:

16.1

Middle Width:

11.7

Bottom Width:

19.4

Information Source:

Fleming 2001: VME 02 (+ pvt. comm. 9/11); Galpin Society 1951

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Fleming 2007, p. 28 (JP 01); Fleming 2001: VME 02; Galpin Society 1951

Fleming 2001: VME F02 (front, body only), L33 (front), L55 (back, detail) [all color]; Woodfield & Robinson 2001, 26:673, fig. 12a (front 7/8); Woodfield & Robinson 1984, 3:745, fig. 11a (front 7/8); Harwood 1981, p. 473 (front); Woodfield & Robinson 1980, 19:800, fig. 11a (front 7/8); [unpublished, in Heale Archive, on display in 1951: front 3/4] [unpublished, from J. Pringle 1/16: FB+S]

Fleming 2001: 7-piece table; back and lower bout ribs restored from folded state, with sections replaced. Double purfling front and back, latter also with purfling knot(s). Neck and head not original. Galpin 1951: “Double purfling, some inlay on back, written label. Neck and fittings modern. The back of this viol was at one time sloped so that it could be played under the chin, but has been restored. With original case.” Drawing available from Martin Edmunds.