DHV:
253
Tourin ID:
EIS 05

1725 C

Bass

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D,

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Eisenach

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Bach-Haus

Head:

Lion

Catalog Number:

37 (formerly 40)

Label Text:

[None]

Measurements:

Body Length:

68.7

String Length:

Rib Depth:

13

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

32.5

39.3

Previous Owner:

Aloys Obrist, Weimar -1910

Information Source:

PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Herzog 2003, D-21; Heyde 1976, p.75; Breidert & Freyse 1964, p. 34

Herzog 2003, D-21 (FB+S, head 7/8); www.schulportal-thueringen.de/media/detail?tspi=2570 (front 7/8 [color])

Converted to 5-string cello in 19th C. Lion head reminischent of those by Rudolph Höß and A.F. Mayr. Herzog 2003 adds: 2-piece table and back, both with single purfling; original pegbox shortened; “museum considers it [to be] from South Germany or Salzburg”; dimensions 68.8, 32.2/23.5/39.5, 13.1, 65.5. Reparirt von / Johann Lederer, Instrumentenfabrikant, / Rosenthal Schulhaus, nachst der Schrannenhalle, / Munchen [printed].