DHV:
255
Tourin ID:
EIS 07

1760 C

Bass

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D,

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Eisenach

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Bach-Haus

Head:

scroll

Catalog Number:

39 (formerly 236)

Label Text:

Measurements:

Body Length:

64.5

String Length:

68.3?

Rib Depth:

12.8

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

28.9

20.4

37.1

Previous Owner:

Aloys Obrist, Weimar -1910

Information Source:

PT visit 10/78

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Auctions:

Comments:

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.