DHV:
72
Tourin ID:
BERA 12

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Munich

Maker:

Rudolph

Höss

Date:

1708

Ru[e]dolph Höß, Hof: / Lauttenmacher in Mün- / chen 1708 (?) [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

BERLIN A12

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

0544

Head:

Human

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

39

String Length:

Rib Depth:

4

Upper Width:

19

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

23

Information Source:

Sachs 1922, col. 115

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Sachs 1922, col. 115

Sachs 1922, pl. 13 (front); Lütgendorff 1922, 1:181 (front)

Lütgendorff: “Diskant Quinton”. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Sachs: Diskantviola; blindfolded head; edge binding instead of purfling; diagonal tailpiece; “Jos. Engleder” branded beneath button (he lived 1815 - c. 1860). Lost since World War II.