DHV:
832
Tourin ID:
STOCK 32

Size:

Violone

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Maker:

Ernst

Busch

Date:

1630 C

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

S, Stockholm

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Swedish Museum of Performing Arts

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

M986

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Carl Claudius, Copenhagen, -1924

Measurements:

Body Length:

84.9

String Length:

83

Rib Depth:

17.6

Upper Width:

42.4

Middle Width:

29.4

Bottom Width:

49.3

Information Source:

Museum website; museum to TGM, 4/04; Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 174, 181; PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 174, 181

On museum’s website (front); [unpublished, from museum, 4/04 (FB+S, head front [scroll only])

Martius & Schulze 1991: table has rosette of bird’s-eye maple (lion holding coat of arms); 3-piece back with ornaments at corners; this and ribs of bird’s-eye maple; neck of mahogany, dovetailed into top block; fingerboard and tailpiece not original; dimensions 153.0, 87.5, 42.7/29.5/49.5, 17.6, 83.5; all their info from Christian Brosse, Borstorf. Tourin: Hellwig restoration, new neck, metal endpin; table with double purfling plus 6 patterns at corners, rosette, high arching; 3-piece back with single purfling; dimensions 87.0, 42.4/29.5/49.4, 18.5, 83.0? Repair label: “Otto Sand / Kungl. Hovinstrumentmakare / Oxtorsgatan 9A — Tel. 21 01 84 / Rep. 1947”. Photos: back and sides of bird’s-eye maple; grotesque face carved into front of scroll. Museum’s website: “attribution [to Busch] by Peter Tourin”. (Closely resembles Copenhagen 280/KOPEA 32, but not other Busch violones.)