DHV:
1267
Tourin ID:

1722

Bass

Barak

Norman

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

GB, London

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Asheville, NC

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

Barak Norman / at the Bass Viol in / St Pauls Church-yd / London Fecit / 1722 [printed except 1722]

Measurements:

String Length:

68.7

Total Length:

Body Length:

69

Upper Width:

29.4

Rib Depth:

11.7

Middle Width:

21.9

Bottom Width:

36.8

Previous Owner:

William L. Monical, Staten Island, NY, -2005

Information Source:

TGM exam 2/01

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Auctions:

Comments:

[by TGM: FB+S, head FB+S, table ornament (color)] [unpublished, from S. Peck 7/12: label (color)]

Table 1-piece (?) with 4 wings; back 1-piece (quite sunken just below fold); both with double purfling. Pegbox decorated only on front edges; tailgut; back braces very thin (one each in upper and lower bouts), corner blocks but perimeter linings cloth only. (Not in Hebbert 2001.) Table ornament Type VIII, back center Type III, upper and lower Type IIa.