DHV:
1411
Tourin ID:

1700 C

Bass

Jacob

Meinertzen

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Berlin

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Head:

Open scroll

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Measurements:

String Length:

65.1

Total Length:

Body Length:

62.9

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Previous Owner:

Information Source:

Sotheby’s 12/12/85, lot 107

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Comments:

Montagu 1986, p. 258; Sotheby’s 12/12/85, lot 107

Sotheby’s 12/12/85, lot 107 (F+B [color])

Sotheby’s 1985/12/12, lot 107

Slightly arched back of cyprus; ribs also cyprus; back and table edged with ivory. Original bass bar. Neck, pegbox and open scroll, fingerboard and tailpiece by Günther Hellwig; attribution to Meinertzen also by him. Montagu 1986: “rather rough head and neck.”