DHV:
127
Tourin ID:
BRAUN 1

1743

Treble ?

(Johann) Christoph

Friedstadt

# of Strings:

7

Place Made:

D, Kassel

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Braunschweig

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Städtisches Museum

Head:

Open scroll

Catalog Number:

12/0/16 (formerly CK 67, Schröder 27)

Label Text:

Christoph Friedstadt / Hoff- Instrumentenmacher / Fecit Cassel 1743 [printed]

Measurements:

Body Length:

31.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

20

Previous Owner:

Theodor Steinweg, -1889

Information Source:

PT visit 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Köpp 2001, p. 149; Vannes 1999, p.115; Ulferts 1997, p. 70; Schröder 1928, p. 13

Berck 2015, p. 118 (front [color]); Ulferts 1997, p. 44 (tailpiece [color]); Schröder 1928, p. 16 [no copy in file]

Rosette missing. Highly carved tailpiece, also carving on pegbox and scroll. Schröder 1928: “Viola d’amore ... ohne die üblichen Resonanzsaiten”; Vannes 1999: “viole d’amour”; Ulferts 1997: “Diskantgambe (Viola d’amore)”; Berck 2015: viola d’amore. Restored in 1955.