DHV:
518
Tourin ID:
LEIPB 36

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Kassel

Maker:

Christoph

Döring

Date:

1667

Christoph Döring / Lauthen und Violenmacher / in Cassell. / Anno 16767 [sic] [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

[ex-Universität Leipzig]

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

810

Head:

Lion

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

65

String Length:

Rib Depth:

13.5

Upper Width:

30

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

37.5

Information Source:

Kinsky 1912, 2:458

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Schultz 1929, p. 69; Lütgendorff 1922, 2:108; Kinsky 1912, 2:458; De Wit 1903, p.93

On museum’s website (label); Kinsky 1912, 2:613 (label)

Repair label: “Reparirt von J.H. Cattus / Hoffmusicus in Cassel / den 4ten octo: 1828”. Back and ribs of bird’s-eye maple, richly inlaid. Rosette. Had been converted to a cello: neck, fingerboard, and tailpiece are replacements (latter two have ends cut on opposite diagonals). Lost since World War II.