DHV:
802
Tourin ID:
STOCK 01

Size:

Quinton

Label Text:

Place Made:

Maker:

S

Svend

Stockholm

Beckman

Date:

1758

Svenno Beckman / i Stockholm, Anno 1758. [also S. Beckman at top of back]

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

S

Stockholm

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Swedish Museum of Performing Arts

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

M2611

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Stina Eriksson, Stockholm, -1957

Measurements:

Body Length:

36.2

String Length:

33.5

Rib Depth:

3.3

Upper Width:

17.3

Middle Width:

11.9

Bottom Width:

21.5

Information Source:

Museum website; museum to TGM, 4/04; PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Museum to TGM, 4/04 (unpublished restoration report by Jörn Erichson); Herzog 2003, QT-20

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+B 3/4, head back [color]); Nilsson 1988, pp. 12-13 (F+B [color], head back 3/4); [unpublished, from museum, 4/04 (FB+S)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Sloping shoulders, very pointed corners, arched back, overhanging edges. Back of pegbox carved, but sides plain with medial points; 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Restored in 1958 by Jörn Erichson, Nacka: new neck (keeping old scroll) with ebony fingerboard and tailpiece, replacing an early violin neck with short fingerboard; also new 5th peg and bridge. Back has painted purfling; “button” restored to faceted rather than rounded shape. String length 30.0-33.5. Previous repair label “Reparerad 1939 av P.J.O_ng”. Tourin: typical quinton shape; seems completely original; dimensions 36.0, 17.3/11.9/21.5, 4.0, 32.8. Website string length 30.0-33.5.