DHV:
290
Tourin ID:
GENEV 10

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Mainz

Maker:

Nikolaus

Dopfer

Date:

1748

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH, Geneva

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Musée d’art et d’histoire

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

IM 12

Head:

Lion

Previous Owner:

Fritz Ernst, Geneva, -1969

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

König 1985, p. 89 (front); [by PT: front (color)]

Display photo shows chin rest. Tourin: thin ribs, violin-type neck but wide, “neck possibly original: arm viol?” Probably a viola d’amore.