DHV:
454
Tourin ID:
KOPEB 11

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Hamburg

Maker:

Joachim

Tielke

Date:

1697

IOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg, An. 1697 [small format, printed except 97]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

DK, Copenhagen

Sound Holes:

C*

Collection:

Musikhistorisk Museum

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

383.D80

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

E. A. Weis, Aarhus ( - c. 1904 ?)

Measurements:

Body Length:

65.8

String Length:

Rib Depth:

11.9

Upper Width:

29.9

Middle Width:

22.2

Bottom Width:

37.7

Information Source:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 322-23; Hellwig 1980, p. 253

Literature:

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Auctions:

Comments:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 322-23; Hammerich 1911, p. 90; Hammerich 1909, p. 75

Hellwig 2011, p. 322 (front body only, pegbox back [color])

Hellwig 2011, TieWV 095; Hellwig 1980, no. 084. 2-piece table with sickle-shaped soundholes, ivory edging, and double purfling (outer row missing in places); 2-piece back (arched and bent); treble side ribs not original. Pegbox with open-carved back; neck, fingerboard, tailpiece, and pegs not original. Tourin: 2-piece table with single purfling, 2-piece back with none. Repair label: “Repareret af Instrumentmager / Th. Jacobsen, Kjobenhavn, 1848” [handwritten]. Dimensions 65.5, 29.8/21.4/37.4. 12.2, -. Hellwig 2011 adds: pegbox with open-carved back is unusually narrow, unskillfully grafted to new neck; peg for top string is closest to nut; no mention of ivory edging or replacement ribs. Back widths 29.8/21.8/37.1. Unsigned announcement of new acquisitions within the past year by the Copenhagen museum (in “Notizen,” in Zeitschrift der Internationalen Musikgesellschaft 6 (1904-05), 261) includes this one, with the comment, “Schönes Exemplar.”