DHV:
1105
Tourin ID:

1784

Bass

Johann Stephan

Thumhardt

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Straubing

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Claremont, CA

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Pomona College, Music Dept.

Head:

Open scroll

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

Johann Stephan Thumhard / Lauten- und Geigenmacher / Straubing 1784 [printed except 84]

Measurements:

String Length:

71.3

Total Length:

Body Length:

72

Upper Width:

32.3

Rib Depth:

12.8

Middle Width:

23.9

Bottom Width:

41.1

Previous Owner:

Prof. Elmer Tolsted (Pomona/Math)

Information Source:

A. Rice to TGM, 6/16; C. Herman 6/94; appraisal 1968

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Comments:

[Unpublished, by & from A. Rice: FB+S, head F+S, scroll, F-holes (color)]

Varnish widely crackled on table, also some on back (which is slab-cut). Significant recurve at table edges. Two crossbars on back above soundpost plate; dark purfling (or filler) along back center joint. Endpin, tailgut, no frets, 3 fine tuners. 1968 appraisal dimensions in inches, convertable to 72.0, 32.7/23.0/41.6, -, -.