DHV:
284
Tourin ID:
GENEV 04

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

Maker:

CZ

Date:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Geneva

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Musée d’art et d’histoire

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

IM 04

Head:

Negro

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Fritz Ernst, Geneva, -1969

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

J. Deferne, 6/10; PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Museum checklist (F [color]); [by PT: front (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Display photo shows small chin rest; label on wall says “Français, XVIIIe siècle”. Tourin: thin ribs, violin-type neck, possibly original. W. Monical (7/13, from photo): a Prague School viola d’amore.