DHV:
876
Tourin ID:
UCLA 6

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Munich

Maker:

Paul

Alletsee

Date:

1722

Paulus Alletssee / fecit Monachii / 1722 [printed except 22]

Body Shape:

Cello

Current Location:

A, Vienna

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Vázquez, José

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Previous Owner:

University of California at Los Angeles, no. 604007649-26 (formerly 3-24); Erich Lachmann, Los Angeles

Measurements:

Body Length:

77.6

String Length:

73.9

Rib Depth:

12.3

Upper Width:

35.8

Middle Width:

25.5

Bottom Width:

44.3

Information Source:

Vázquez website updated 10/09; TGM visit (to UCLA) 7/92

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Christie’s 10/13/09, lot 170; Herzog 2003, D-2; Lachmann 1950, p. 34

Christie’s 10/13/09, lot 170 (front, head 3/4 [color]); Lachmann 1950, p. 35 (front)

Christie’s 2009/10/13, lot 170

Cello corners but sloping shoulders; table and back overhang but back is flat (Lachmann says 1 piece, slab cut). Rosette. Striped fingerboard and tailpiece (3 dark, 2 light). Lachmann gives GG tuning, but when seen was tuned in D. Tourin dimensions 128.3, 80.3, 31.1/-/43.5, 10.3, - (converted from Lachmann’s inches); “violone”; museum dimensions 77.7, 35.9, 25.6, 44.1, 12.3, 73.9; Christie’s: length of back 77.5; “ascribed” to Alletsee.