# of Strings:
D, Leipzig ?
J, Hamamatsu City
Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments
Tony Bingham, London
Museum to TGM, 6/09; T. Bingham to TGM, 10/01 and 7/02; Sotheby’s 10/9/81, lot 236
Sotheby’s 10/9/81, lot 236
Uemura 2011 (front [color]); Hamamatsu 1995, p. 16 (front); Sotheby’s 10/9/81, lot 236 (F+B); [unpublished, from museum 8/09: FB+S (color)]
Sotheby’s 1981/10/09, lot 236
Lower bout unusually wide and curved; C-holes relatively small and far from edges; no purfling on back. Hamamatsu 1995: Germany, c. 1720; total length 91.0. Sotheby’s: length of body [sic, probably taken on back] 51.1 cm; total length 91.4; School of Hoffmann, first half of the 18th century.