DHV:
525
Tourin ID:
LEIPC 04

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Maker:

Ernst

Busch

Date:

1644

Ernst Busch, / in Nurnberg / 1644 [printed, except 1644]

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

D, Leipzig

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Universität Leipzig

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

808

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Wilhelm Heyer, Cologne

Measurements:

Body Length:

62

String Length:

63.3

Rib Depth:

13

Upper Width:

31.3

Middle Width:

22.5

Bottom Width:

35.6

Information Source:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 168, 170, 180; PT visit 10/78; Kinsky 1912, 2:457

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 168, 170, 180; Rubardt 1955, p. 19; Schultz 1929, p. 69; Kinsky 1912, 2:457

On museum’s website (front 7/8 [color]); Baines 1966, pl. 106 (front 3/4); Lütgendorff 1922, vol. 1, pl. 40b (front 7/8); Kinsky 1912, 2:452 (front 7/8), 609 (label)

Martius & Schulze 1991 dimensions 112.0, 62.3, 30.1/20.4/35.3, 12.4, 63.3. Repair labels: “C.A.G. Grohmann, genannt Franck / reparirt in Bayreuth 1799” (photo in Kinsky 1912, 2:623); “Georg Phillipp Walther, / reparirt in Thurnau 1847” [handwritten]. Back and ribs of bird’s-eye maple, parchment rose, carved scroll; fingerboard and tailpiece not original. Kinsky 1912 dimensions 62, 31/-/35.5, 13, -. Baines 1966: body length 62.