Joseph Anthony Wachter / Lauten und Violinmacher / in St. Petersbourg / anno 1793 [handwritten on main brace]
No. of Strings:
State Museum of Theatre and Music
PT visit 10/78
Blagodatov 1972, p. 92
Converted to cello. Blagodatov 1972: ornate body, viol form [this usually means festoon]. Tourin: shape “unusual, sort of typical Bohemian.” Once had flame holes, now Fs. Gilt head. Once had sympathetic strings; always had tailgut.