DHV:
1047
Tourin ID:

18..

Treble ?

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

D,

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, New York, NY

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

89.4.948

Label Text:

Measurements:

Body Length:

27.6

String Length:

25.6-27.6

Rib Depth:

3.4

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

14.2

9.8

16.2

Previous Owner:

Crosby Brown, -1889

Information Source:

TGM visit 8/92

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Museum’s website; Winternitz 1971, p. 68; Brown 1902, p. 66

On museum’s website (FB+S, front 7/8, head side, soundhole detail); Brown 1902, facing p. 64

Not in Monical 1979, but his dimensions on file at Met: 27.5, 14.05/9.8/16.1, 3.3, -; he also says pegbox & head recut from violin or viola scroll. Neck inset into table. Brown 1902 calls it “High treble viol, pardessus or quinton ... The edge of the sound board decorated with ivory and purfling.” 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Website: treble, German, 19th century. (But much smaller than any pardessus.)