DHV:
1354
Tourin ID:

Bass

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

GB,

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F,

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Male

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

[None]

Measurements:

Body Length:

70

String Length:

68

Rib Depth:

13.5

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

32

23.5

39.5

Previous Owner:

[Cellist in the south of France, -c. 1977]

Information Source:

Owner to TGM, 12/02

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Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

[Unpublished, from owner 9/10: FB+S, head F + front 3/4, table ornament (color)]

Table with double purfling and typically English center floral ornament; back arched, in 3 pieces, without fold. Neck and pegbox were restored 1905 and have been left as found; pegbox has old, plugged peg holes. Other restoration work done by Jean-Frédéric Schmitt of Lyon in early 1990s. Repair label: “Repar’d by Mr Dearlove / Leeds, 172 North Street / 1869, May 24 / Exhibition to Great London Exhibition 1851-1862”.