DHV:
1332
Tourin ID:

1709

Treble ?

Anton

Posch

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

A, Vienna

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Ashland, Oregon

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Southern Oregon University

Head:

Cupid

Catalog Number:

70.177

Label Text:

Antony Posch / Kay Hoff Lauthen / Macher in Wien 1709

Measurements:

String Length:

33.8

Total Length:

Body Length:

37.5

Upper Width:

19.5

Rib Depth:

6.2

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

23.5

Previous Owner:

Jack Schuman, Phoenix, Oregon, -c. 2007; Franz Nowy, Vienna, -1970

Information Source:

J. Schuman to TGM, 5/02

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Comments:

[Unpublished, from owner: F+S, head, all 3/4]

Likely a converted viola d’amore. Fingerboard and tailpiece have elaborate ivory inlay. Blindfolded Cupid head possibly 19th-C.