DHV:
300
Tourin ID:
GENEV 20

Size:

Violone

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Maker:

Ernst

Busch

Date:

16..

Ernst Busch, Nürnberg, 1615 [handwritten; probably not original]

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

CH, Geneva

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Musée d’art et d’histoire

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

IM 22

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Fritz Ernst, Geneva, -1969; acquired 1930 in Munich

Measurements:

Body Length:

89

String Length:

87.5

Rib Depth:

19.5

Upper Width:

44

Middle Width:

29

Bottom Width:

50

Information Source:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 174, 181 (their info from museum + postcard)

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 174, 181

König 1985, p. 89 (front); [unpublished, from MB Winn 3/13: front (color)]

Not in museum at time of Tourin’s visit, 10/78. Martius & Schulze 1991: double purfling on table, overhanging edges front and back, neck not original; information from the museum and a postcard photo.