DHV:
94
Tourin ID:
BERA 39

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Erfurt

Maker:

Hans

Gottmann

Date:

1670

Hans Gottmanshausen / In Erffurdt Anno 1670 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

BERLIN A39

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

0167

Head:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

67

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

31

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

37

Information Source:

Sachs 1922, col. 119

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Comments:

Sachs 1922, col. 119

“Stunted” C-holes, incised “purfling” lines. The only known instrument by this maker, according to Hans Reiners in The Strad 112 (2001), p. 501; his work praised by Eisel, 1738. Lost since World War II.