# of Strings:
39 (formerly 236)
Aloys Obrist, Weimar -1910
PT visit 10/78
Herzog 2003, D-14; Heyde 1976, p.76; Breidert & Freyse 1964, p. 34
Herzog 2003, D-14 (FB+S, taken from below; head 3/4)
Probably Thuringian work, c. 1750-70. Walnut back. Rosette (not original). Converted to cello in 19th C, reconverted after 1911, probably by Emil Burkhart (Eisenach). Square shoulders, overhanging front and back. Pegbox and pegs possibly original.