DHV:
867
Tourin ID:
TORRES 1

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB, London

Maker:

Barak & Nathaniel

Norman & Cross

Date:

1725

Barak Norman / and / Nathaniel Cross / at the Bass Viol in St. / Paul's Church Yard. / London fecit 1725 [printed except 1725]

Body Shape:

Current Location:

P, Lisbon

Sound Holes:

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

68

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.5

Upper Width:

31

Middle Width:

23.5

Bottom Width:

34.5

Information Source:

P Torres to Tourin 3/77

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Hebbert 2001, p. 307 (X:03)

[from Pringle, 6/03 (label)]

Double purfling front and back; back “decorated with triangular flowers.” Restored by Dietrich Kessler (at his shop in 1977): new neck, fingerboard and tailpiece, head. (Owner read date as 1736, impossible.)