DHV:
56
Tourin ID:
BENT 1 [GAL 3]

Size:

Treble

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB, London (Southwark)

Maker:

Henry

Jaye

Date:

1620

Henry Jay in / Southwark / 1620 [handwritten; plus a modern copy]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB, Oxford

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Open scroll

Previous Owner:

Thurston Dart (in 1959); Marco Pallis (in 1951)

Measurements:

Body Length:

37.9

String Length:

35

Rib Depth:

5

Upper Width:

18

Middle Width:

13.3

Bottom Width:

22.3

Information Source:

TGM visit 10/01; Fleming 2001: VME 06

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Fleming 2007, p. 28 (JP 015); Fleming 2001: VME 06; IAML-Galpin 1959, p. 273; Galpin Society 1951, #3

Fleming 2001: VME F06 (front, body only), L33 (front) [both color]; Ashbee 1992, dust jacket (bass C-hole [color]); [by TGM: FB+S, rosette (color)]; [unpublished, in Heale Archive, on display in 1951: front 3/4]

Ribs cut down; new neck. 5-piece table with double purfling and replacement oval rosette (very open pattern). 2-piece back with no purfling, once folded but no longer. Varnish quite dark, reddish and shiny. Fleming 2001: 7-piece table with double purfling and replacement rose, back and ribs cut down; neck and head not original; dimensions 37.6, 18.1/13.1/22.1, 5.1, -. IAML 1959 dimensions: 37.7, 18.2/-/22.2, 5.0, -.