USA, Northampton, MA
No. of Strings:
Eli Potash, New York, 1984-89; San Domenico Stringed Instruments, Cardiff, Wales, -1984
TGM visit 10/93
Fleming 2001: VME 27; Sotheby’s 11/22/84, lot 74
Fleming 2001: VME F27 (front, body only), L29 (rosette) [both color]; Sotheby’s 11/22/84, lot 74 (F+B); [by TGM: FB+S, head side, rosette]
Sotheby’s 1984/11/22, lot 74
2-piece table with heart-shaped rosette, purfling around C-holes; 2-piece back (plus 2 small wings) with diamond patterns at bottom and below fold. Middle bouts very assymetrical. Plain pegbox, ebony fingerboard and tailpiece with boxwood perimeter line. Sotheby’s 1984: 2H17C, unlabelled; shown with diamond patterns on tailpiece and bridge end of fingerboard (since changed); BL 67.9, SL 69.5. San Domenico: English, c. 1680. Current neck by Robert Meadow (done for E. Potash). Fleming 2001: 2-piece table, single purfling front and back; dimensions 67.4, 31.9/24.9/39.4, 11.2, -.