DHV:
1276
Tourin ID:

1663

Bass

Jeremias

Würffel

# of Strings:

Place Made:

D, Greifswald

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

NL, The Hague

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Gemeentemuseum

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

MUZ-1933-0684 (0840458)

Label Text:

Jeremias Würffel / Musicus Instrum: / in / Greiffswald Ao 1663 [printed except Ao 1663]

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.4

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

28.7

22.8

38.7

Previous Owner:

Information Source:

G Liedmeier to TGM, 6/01

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

[Unpublished, in museum database printout: F (color)]; [unpublished: front, head 3/4, 2 labels (color)]

Measurements taken on the back; upper width taken at corners (not necessarily maximum). Photographed without strings. Body shape unlike 2 other Würffel basses (Geneva and London). Rosette (now missing). Back and ribs possibly fruitwood? Black fingerboard. Repair label “ F. Pierrard / Luthier / Réparateur-Spécialiste d’Instruments à Cordes / Anciens & Modernes / Bruxelles 1887 [printed except Bruxelles 1887]”.