DHV:
849
Tourin ID:
TIELK 096

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Hamburg

Maker:

Joachim

Tielke

Date:

1699

IOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg, An. 1699 [small format, printed except 99]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

E, Xativa

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Previous Owner:

Mögens Stellinger, Vevy (Switzerland); Baroness Ulla Rosenorn-Lehn, Kopenhagen; bought by her husband, the Danish actor Paulsen, in Italy before 1920 (Hellwig 1980); acquired in 1909 by actor Johannes Poulsen [sic] in exchange for a lute; Musikhostorisk Museum, Copenhage (inv. no. D5), 1989-1909 (Hellwig 2011)

Measurements:

Body Length:

65.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.7

Upper Width:

29.5

Middle Width:

21.6

Bottom Width:

37.3

Information Source:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 332-34; Hellwig 1980, p. 264

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Auctions:

Comments:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 332-34; Hellwig 1980, p. 264

Hellwig 2011, p. 334 (back, body only [color])

Ros 2000

Hellwig 2011, TieWV 107; Hellwig 1980, no. 096. 2-piece table with ivory edging (probably modern Danish work) and double purfling; halves don’t belong together; arched back almost completely covered with glued-on carved ornament. Neck, fingerboard, and tailpiece not original. Restored by Hellwig in 1958; had been converted to a cello (and varnished black) when found in Italy in 1920; Baroness Rosenorn-Lehn, solo dancer of the royal theater in Copenhagen, actually played it. Dimensions 65.6, 29.5/21.6/37.3, 12.7, -. Hellwig 2011 adds: 2-piece back has no purfling; glued-on ornament about 5 cm wide runs center joint (not medallions). Repaired in the 1920s by Carl Juul Mortensen, Copenhagen; most recent restoration by Christian Brosse, 1977-78.