DHV:
1175
Tourin ID:

1720

Treble ?

Leonhard

Maussiell

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A, Vienna

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Vázquez, José

Head:

Angel

Catalog Number:

4

Label Text:

Leonhard Maussiell, Lautten- / und Geigenmacher in Nürnberg. 1720; L M [brand stamp]

Measurements:

String Length:

37.3

Total Length:

Body Length:

41

Upper Width:

19.7

Rib Depth:

5.7

Middle Width:

13.3

Bottom Width:

24.4

Previous Owner:

[Music teacher in Vienna]

Information Source:

Vázquez 1993, p. 10

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Recordings:

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Comments:

Vázquez 1992, p. 10

Vázquez website (F+B, body only, head 3/4 [color]); Vázquez 1993, pl. 7 (front, head side and 3/4 [color])

Angel head probably original, but pegbox not; instrument had been converted to a viola. Possibly was originally a viola d’amore rather than a treble viol. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Repair label: “Reparirt C F Palma Wien 1886”.