DHV:
1437
Tourin ID:

1736

Treble ?

Ignaz (I)

Hoffmann

# of Strings:

(4)

Place Made:

D, Wölfelsdorf

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A, Vienna

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Vázquez, José

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

Ignatius Hoffman [sic] / Lauten- Geigen- und Harp[fen] / Macher in W[öfelsd]orff / 1736 [printed except 36]

Measurements:

String Length:

36

Total Length:

Body Length:

39

Upper Width:

18.8

Rib Depth:

5.3

Middle Width:

13.5

Bottom Width:

23.7

Previous Owner:

[A dealer]

Information Source:

TGM visit 12/06; Vázquez website

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Vázquez website (F+B, body only; detail of soundholes, label [color])

2-piece table with two wings, marked recurve at edges, and single purfling now very near to edge; 1-piece back of bird’s-eye maple with no purfling, flat but no longer folded. Still converted to a viola when seen 12/06.