DHV:
339
Tourin ID:
HAGUE 15

16..

Bass

Ernst

Busch

# of Strings:

7+7

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

NL, The Hague

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Gemeentemuseum

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

MUZ-1933-0417 (0840206)

Label Text:

Measurements:

String Length:

73.6

Total Length:

130.5

Body Length:

70

Upper Width:

35.5

Rib Depth:

13.1

Middle Width:

24

Bottom Width:

39.5

Previous Owner:

Information Source:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 170, 181; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

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Comments:

Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 170, 181

Martius & Schulze 1991, p. 171 (front); Baines 1966, pl. 140 (front)

Martius & Schulze 1991 dimensions 130.0, 69.6, 33.5/23.5/39.7, 13.0, 73.4; rebuilt as a viola bastarda; pegbox older than neck, but head doesn’t belong to it; back of 2 maple and 3 plum strips, ribs of plum. Baines 1966, p. 18: “viola bastarda”: 7 wire sympathetic strings attached to hitch pins at base of body; rose, open pegbox, “neck renewed”; body length 70.