DHV:
926
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Munich

Maker:

Johann Andreas

Kämbl

Date:

1736

Joann Andreas Kämbl Churfürstl / Hof Lauten und Geigenmacher / in München. 1736 [printed except 6]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB, Edinburgh

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Edinburgh University

No. of Strings:

(4)

Catalog Number:

1056

Head:

Devil

Previous Owner:

Mark Brackenbury (1979-91, on loan to EUCHMI); Charles Brackenbury (d. 1979); Hereward Irenius Brackenbury (d. 1938) (purchased 6/18/1931 at Puttick & Simpson, lot 218)

Measurements:

Body Length:

40.6

String Length:

38.0-39.0

Rib Depth:

4.3

Upper Width:

19.5

Middle Width:

13.2

Bottom Width:

24.2

Information Source:

Myers 1995, pp. 28-9; Emery 1982, p. 4

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Myers 1995, pp. 28-9; Emery 1982, p. 4

On museum’s website (front [color])

Myers 1995: Viola, converted from viol: original head with 6 holes plugged; original hookbar removed; rosette; dimensions taken on the back. Emery 1982: new neck; dimensions: 67.3, 40.4, -/-/24.1, 4.4, 37.0-39.0. MIMO record: unmitered body corners; line of purfling down center of neck.