DHV:
1223
Tourin ID:

1766

Bass

Simon

Schödler

# of Strings:

(4)

Place Made:

D, Passau

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Phoenix, AZ

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musical Instrument Museum

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

2009.164.59.1

Label Text:

Simon Schödler, hochfürstl. Hof / Lauten=und Geigenmacher zu / Passau im Jahre 1766 [printed except 66]

Measurements:

String Length:

60.2

Total Length:

Body Length:

65

Upper Width:

30

Rib Depth:

11.7

Middle Width:

23.8

Bottom Width:

39.7

Previous Owner:

Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of Musical Instruments, Claremont, CA (no. S36), 1954-2009; Curtis Janssen, 194?-1954

Information Source:

TGM visit 5/98; Monical appraisal

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Comments:

[By TGM: FB+S (color)]

Measurements by W. L. Monical. Converted to a cello (Monical thinks in S. Germany, late 18C); in only fair condition, repeatedly repaired and altered. 2-piece table, medium-flat arching; 2-piece back with slight fold; rib depth 12.7 at center bouts. Present neck not set into table; no clear evidence of a former hookbar. Repair label: “Repaired by / Jos. F. Racker & Son / Violin Makers and Repairers / Columbus, O. 1947”.