DHV:
973
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

D, Munich

Maker:

Paul

Alletsee

Date:

1725

Paulus Alletsee / Hof Lauten und Geigen- / macher in München 1725 [printed except 25]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Nuremberg

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

MIR 784

Head:

Cupid

Previous Owner:

Sammlung Rück, -1962

Measurements:

Body Length:

38.4

String Length:

36.2

Rib Depth:

5.3

Upper Width:

18.9

Middle Width:

12.6

Bottom Width:

23.1

Information Source:

Martius 1999, pp. 40-41; Drescher 1990, p. 7

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius 1999, pp. 40-41; Drescher 1990, p. 7; Huber 1989, p. 77 (?)

On museum’s website (front [color]); Focht 2016, p. 18 (front)

Website: originally a viola d'amore without sympathetic strings, converted to a treble viol probably in the 20th century. (Martius 1999: Diskantgambe) Rosette.