DHV:
887
Tourin ID:
VIC 11, [KENS 9]

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Hamburg

Maker:

Martin

Voigt

Date:

1726

Martin Voigt in Hamburg me fecit. 1726.

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB, London

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Victoria & Albert Museum

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

1298-1871

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

67

String Length:

66.5

Rib Depth:

14

Upper Width:

30.5

Middle Width:

23

Bottom Width:

36

Information Source:

PT visit 6/77

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Baines 1968, p. 7; Engel 1874, p. 263

On museum’s website (F+S, B 3/4 body only, head F 3/4 B+S, inlaid FB+TP, etc.[color]); Woodfield & Robinson 2001, 26:673, fig. 12c (front 7/8); Woodfield & Robinson 1984, 3:745, fig. 11c (front 7/8); Baines 1968, fig. 8 (F+B 7/8); V&A 1968, fig. 45 (F+B 7/8, details of lower bout, upper back)

Back of 25 strips of ebony with ivory stringing; ribs similarly, with 9 strips; table purfling also ebony. Neck heel, scroll, fingerboard, tailpiece, and hookbar inlaid with mother of pearl; back of neck veneered with alternating ivory and ebony strips. Matching bow.