DHV:
279
Tourin ID:
GALP 03, [LOAN 16]

Size:

Tenor ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Eisenach ?

Maker:

Johann Christian

Hassert ?

Date:

1735

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB, Kilmarnock

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Dean Castle

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

MI/A59

Head:

Open scroll

Previous Owner:

Lord Howard de Walden, 1968; his father-in-law, C. van Raalte (1904)

Measurements:

Body Length:

44.2

String Length:

43.5

Rib Depth:

7.9

Upper Width:

22.6

Middle Width:

14.2

Bottom Width:

27.5

Information Source:

Galpin Society 1968, p. 77 (no. 588)

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Köpp 2001, p. 533; Köpp 2000, p. 149; Galpin Society 1968, p. 77 (no. 588); Downing 1991, p. 68

Köpp 2001, pp. 526, 533 (side, tailpiece); Köpp 2000, p. 150 (front)

Galpin 1968: “Treble Viol; Viola d’amore characteristics”; Köpp 2000: viola d’amore, with original tailpiece having a hidden crossbar on the underside, with hitchpins to which metal strings could be attached; Köpp 2001 likewise.