DHV:
262
Tourin ID:
EIS 14

1726

Treble ?

Jakob

Weiss

# of Strings:

7

Place Made:

A, Salzburg

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Eisenach

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Bach-Haus

Head:

Angel

Catalog Number:

51 (formerly 33)

Label Text:

[Jacob Wei]ss, Lauthen und Gei / 17 genmacher in Saltzburg. 26

Measurements:

String Length:

Total Length:

69

Body Length:

39.5

Upper Width:

19

Rib Depth:

4

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

24

Previous Owner:

Aloys Obrist, Weimar -1910

Information Source:

PT visit 10/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Heyde 1976, p.87; Breidert & Freyse 1964, p. 31

[Bach-Haus brochure seen at www.bach-cantatas.com/Pic-Tour-BIG/Eisenach-Bachhaus-02/jpg: from 3/4 (color)]]

Heyde 1976: “Umgebaute Viola d’amore”; c. 1800 the 6 sympathetic strings removed and a treble viol neck substituted; carved head and pegs probably orginal. Rosette.