DHV:
970
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

GB,

Maker:

Date:

1680 C

[None]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Newton Centre, MA

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Thurston Dart, Cambridge, -1971 (and his estate, -c. 1999); Layton Ring

Measurements:

Body Length:

70.1

String Length:

70.3

Rib Depth:

12.5

Upper Width:

32.1

Middle Width:

23.1

Bottom Width:

40.5

Information Source:

TGM visit 6/02; L. Jeppesen to TGM, 6-7/01; IAML-Galpin 1959, p. 273

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

IAML-Galpin 1959, p. 273

[By TGM: FB+S, head front (color)]

Cunningham 2000 (Lawes/Phantasm)

Belly by Dietrich Kessler (before 1959); done for L. Ring, replacing a bad non-original table (conversation with TGM, 10/01). Conversion to 7 strings by Curtis Bryant, 2002; top 4 holes (and head) retained from 6-string pegbox; new fingerboard, tailpiece, bridge, and bass bar. 2-piece back with replacement section in lower bass-side bout; double purfling but no designs.