DHV:
279
Tourin ID:
GALP 03, [LOAN 16]

1735

Tenor ?

Johann Christian

Hassert ?

# of Strings:

7

Place Made:

D, Eisenach ?

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB, Kilmarnock

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Dean Castle

Head:

Open scroll

Catalog Number:

MI/A59

Label Text:

Measurements:

String Length:

43.5

Total Length:

79

Body Length:

44.2

Upper Width:

22.6

Rib Depth:

7.9

Middle Width:

14.2

Bottom Width:

27.5

Previous Owner:

Lord Howard de Walden, 1968; his father-in-law, C. van Raalte (1904)

Information Source:

Galpin Society 1968, p. 77 (no. 588)

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Comments:

Köpp 2001, p. 533; Köpp 2000, p. 149; Galpin Society 1968, p. 77 (no. 588); Downing 1991, p. 68

Köpp 2001, pp. 526, 533 (side, tailpiece); Köpp 2000, p. 150 (front)

Galpin 1968: “Treble Viol; Viola d’amore characteristics”; Köpp 2000: viola d’amore, with original tailpiece having a hidden crossbar on the underside, with hitchpins to which metal strings could be attached; Köpp 2001 likewise.