DHV:
296
Tourin ID:
GENEV 16

1696

Bass

Barak

Norman

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

GB, London

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH, Geneva

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée d’art et d’histoire

Head:

Male

Catalog Number:

IM 20

Label Text:

BN monogram in center of back

Measurements:

String Length:

Total Length:

Body Length:

Upper Width:

Rib Depth:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Previous Owner:

Fritz Ernst, Geneva, -1969

Information Source:

PT visit 10/78

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Comments:

Hebbert 2001, p. 293 (1696:3)

On museum’s website (front [color]); König, pp. 89-92 (front, head FB+S); from undated museum postcard (front [color]); [unpublished, from MB Winn 3/13: front full length, C-bouts with table ornament (color)]; [by PT: front (color)]

Table with double purfling (single around C-holes); geometrical decoration on ribs. Neck possibly original, “but wedged back and modified several times.” Table ornament Type V; back center BN monogram.