DHV:
958
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

I, Cremona

Maker:

Francesco

Rugeri

Date:

1697

Francesco Ruggieri detto / il per Cremona 1697 [printed except 97; reproduction]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Portland, OR

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

Head:

Lion

Previous Owner:

John Hsu, Ithaca, NY, -2000; Heinrich Joachim, New York; ... M. Ad-Ernest Gand, Paris, c. 1900

Measurements:

Body Length:

59.9

String Length:

68.3

Rib Depth:

11.2

Upper Width:

28.1

Middle Width:

20.3

Bottom Width:

34.3

Information Source:

Monical 1989, pp. 26-27; Jacquot 1900, p. 107

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Comments:

Monical 1989, pp. 26-27; Jacquot 1900, p. 107

Monical 1989, pp. 26-27 (FB+S, head 3/4, bass C-hole); Jacquot 1900, p. ?? (front)

Hsu (personal communication to TGM): neck by Monical c. 1985; previously had cello neck with original pegbox; owned by NY Philharmonic cellist Heinrich Joachim. Monical 1989: built without a mold; body model and C holes very French in style. Bass bar, neck, fingerboard, tailpiece, pegs not original. Jacquot 1900, no. 99: “Basse de viole de Francesco Rugger, 1697. M. Ad-Ernest Gand, à Paris.”