DHV:
1236
Tourin ID:

1692

Bass

Joachim

Tielke

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Hamburg

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Lille

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée Régional de l’Hospice Comtesse, Collection J. & P. Hel

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

C.166 / 2002.0.22

Label Text:

JOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg, An. 1692 [large format, printed except 92]

Measurements:

Body Length:

64

String Length:

64.5

Rib Depth:

11.8

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

29.4

21.7

36.1

Previous Owner:

Heirs of Pierre Hel, Lille, -1957

Information Source:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 297-99; Hel 1989, p. 57 (no. 21)

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Auctions:

Comments:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 297-99; La Grandville 2000, p. 5; Hel 1989, p. 57 (no. 21)

On museum’s website (via Musée de la musique, “inventaire national en ligne”) (front 3/4 [color]); Hellwig 2011, pp. 297-99 (FB+S, head FB+S, bass C-hole [color]); Hel 1989, p. ?? (head side)

Hellwig 2011, TieWV 070; not in Hellwig 1980. 2-piece table with double purfling and probably non-original bass bar; 2-piece back (flat with fold) of bird’s-eye maple with no purfling; ribs also of bird’s-eye maple. Peg for top string is closest to nut; neck formerly narrowed, then skillfully widened. varnish has coalesced in blobs of various sizes, but original nearly everywhere. Back widths 28.6/21.6/35.6. Technical drawing (and X-rays of neck foot and top block) at Musée de la musique, Paris. Hel 1989: 19th-C. conversion to 5 or 4 strings, but few changes to body; neck has been narrowed, then widened, but pegbox unchanged; palisander pegs much later. Dimensions 63.7, 29.5/22.0/35.8, 12.6, 64.0.