DHV:
1600
Tourin ID:

1719

Bass

Joachim

Tielke

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Hamburg

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Essen

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

IOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg, An. 1719 [small format, printed except 17 and 9, altered from printed 16-- by writing 9 over the 6]

Measurements:

String Length:

Total Length:

Body Length:

70.7

Upper Width:

31.5

Rib Depth:

13

Middle Width:

23.4

Bottom Width:

39.5

Previous Owner:

[another private owner in Germany]

Information Source:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 370-73

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Comments:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 370-73

Hellwig 2011, pp. 371-72 (underside of table, body open, head FB+S [color, during restoration])

Hellwig 2011, TieWV 165; not in Hellwig 1980. 2-piece table with purfling, 2-piece back, slightly arched, with carved ornament glued on along nearly full length of center joint but no purfling. Neck not original, pegbox with plain sides but open carved back. Repair label: “Repariert Heinrich Beneke / Auf den Dohm zu Ratzeburg / Im Jahr 1803” [handwritten], probably at time of cello conversion. Restored (including new varnish) by Reinhard Fischer, Hamburg, in 2005. Back widths 31.1/22.8/3.39.2; front with calipers 29.8/21.9/38.8.