DHV:
1101
Tourin ID:

1700 C

Bass

Jacob

Meinertzen

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Berlin

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

DK, Klippinge

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Lion

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

Jacob Meinertzen / Königl. Hoff - Violdegam- / und Lautenmacher in Berlin 17

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.9

String Length:

68.3

Rib Depth:

13.4

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

29.5

22.2

37.4

Previous Owner:

[Private owner in Copenhagen, whose father had played it]

Information Source:

O. Hirsh to TGM, 10/04; M. Fleming to TGM, 12/01 & 7/04

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Comments:

[Unpublished, from F. Hellwig 3/2012: front body only, label [color])

Restored by Christian Brosse, D-Borstorf (including new neck and lion head, according to Fleming, who has made copies). Back and ribs of yew. Very early conversion to a (baroque) cello, retaining original bass bar.