DHV:
41
Tourin ID:
BARCEL 6

1714

Bass

Barak

Norman

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

GB, London

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

E, Barcelona

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Conservatory of Music

Head:

Head

Catalog Number:

MDMB 413 (formerly 273)

Label Text:

Barak Norman / at the Bass Violin / St: Pauls Church=yd: / London Fecit / 1714 [printed except 1714]; Barak / Norman / London / Fecit [stamped on table]

Measurements:

String Length:

64.5

Total Length:

125

Body Length:

67.5

Upper Width:

30.4

Rib Depth:

13

Middle Width:

22.8

Bottom Width:

37.2

Previous Owner:

Collection Folch i Torres-Baget, -1947

Information Source:

Escalas 1992, p. 150; PT visit 10/78

Literature:

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Auctions:

Comments:

Hebbert 2001, p. 301 (1714:1); Escalas 1992, p. 150

On museum’s website, via MIMO (front 7/8 [color]); Escalas 1992, p. 150 (front 3/4)

Neck, fingerboard, tailpiece not original (nor pegbox & head?); double purfling front and back; table ornament Type IV; head unusually large.