DHV:
839
Tourin ID:
TIELK 048

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Hamburg

Maker:

Joachim

Tielke

Date:

1689

IOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg, An. 1689 [small format, printed except 89]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Hamburg

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

1893.457

Head:

Lion

Previous Owner:

Christian Hammer, Stockholm, -1893; King Adolf Frederik (Sweden, 1710-1771)

Measurements:

Body Length:

64

String Length:

Rib Depth:

11.8

Upper Width:

29.2

Middle Width:

21.9

Bottom Width:

35.9

Information Source:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 280-83; Hellwig 1980, pp. 203-05

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Auctions:

Comments:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 280-83; Hellwig 1980, pp. 203-5; Hammer 1893, no. 1337

Hellwig 2011, pp. 77 (neck heel), 282-83 (F+S, head 3/4, B+S, fingerboard [color]); König 1985, pp. 74-77 (front, soundhole, head 3/4 + rear 7/8, detail of fingerboard); Hellwig 1980, pp. 204-5 (front, fingerboard, head 3/4, soundhole); Hammer 1893, no. 1337 (front 7/8)

Hellwig 2011, TieWV 053; Hellwig 1980, no. 048. 2-piece table with ebony/ivory edging, double purfling, and rosette; 2-piece back (flat with fold). Peg for top string is closest to nut; inlaid fingerboard (ebony on ivory veneer), but matching tailpiece not original. Varnish in bad shape (bumpy). No. 1337 in auction of Hammer Collection, 1893; bought there by F. Chrysander for Hamburg museum. Dimensions 64.0, 29.3/21.3/35.8, 11.8, -. Hellwig 2011 adds: rosette, tailpiece, bottom block, back braces, and pegs from repair by Carl Schulze, Berlin, 1895/96; bassbar presumably original. Back widths 29.0/21.4/35.6; front with calipers 28.9/21.2/35.6. Minor repairs 1974 by G. Hellwig.