DHV:
1496
Tourin ID:

Treble ?

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

D,

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH, Winterthur

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

Measurements:

Body Length:

36.4

String Length:

36.3

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

16.6

12.1

23.2

Previous Owner:

Information Source:

H. Schiffler to TGM, 2+9/08; owner to TGM, 3+8/07

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

[Unpublished, from H. Schiffler 2/08: F+S (color); from owner 3+8/07: old pegbox, etc. (color)]

Had been converted to a viola: ribs cut down and shoulders reshaped. Bought on eBay, c. 2006; restored 2006-07 by Hagen Schiffler (new neck, head, fingerboard, tailpiece, pegs, bridge, etc.), who believes it was originally a South German viola d’amore.