DHV:
71
Tourin ID:
BERA 11

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F,

Maker:

Date:

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

BERLIN A11

No. of Strings:

5? (now 4)

Catalog Number:

2463

Head:

Lion

Previous Owner:

C.C. Snoeck, Ghent

Measurements:

Body Length:

33

String Length:

Rib Depth:

4.3

Upper Width:

15.8

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

19.8

Information Source:

Sachs 1922, col. 116

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Sachs 1922, col. 116; Snoeck 1894, p. 98

Snoeck 1894, facing p. 104 (front)

Snoeck: pardessus (also “violetta piccola”), converted to violin by Nezot, a French 18th-C luthier. Back with double purfling, plus ornaments; “Brescian school”. Sachs: Diskantviola, zur Violine umgearbeitet; traces of gilding on lion’s head. Probably originally had 5 strings. Lost since World War II.