DHV:
508
Tourin ID:
LEIPB 23

1701

Bass

Matthias

Hummel

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Leipzig

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Universität Leipzig

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

816

Label Text:

Matthias Hum[m]el / Lauten- und Geigen- / macher / in Nürnberg. / ANNO 1701 [printed except 1701, written on a separate piece of paper]

Measurements:

Body Length:

72

String Length:

70.0?

Rib Depth:

14

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

31.6

24

41.6

Previous Owner:

Information Source:

Martius 1996, pp. 48-57, 117, 120; PT visit 10/78; Kinsky 1912, 2:465

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius 1996, pp. 48-57, 117, 120; Schultz 1929, p.53; Kinsky 1912, 2:465; De Wit 1903, p. 93

On museum’s website (FB+S [color]); Martius 2016, pp. 144 (front, body only), 149 (head, side); Martius 1996, pp. 51 (with table removed), 118 (F+B, head side); Kinsky 1912, 2:624 (label)

Martius 1996: built on same mold as LYMAN 1 and RUH 9. Pegbox has been both widened and lengthened (probably in 1899): originally for only 5 strings. Dimensions 72.0, 31.1/22.9/41.5, 13.2, - (perhaps taken on back?). Repair label: “Sebastian Schelle, Lauten und / Geigenmacher in Nürnberg, / zugericht, Anno 1737” (printed except Anno 1737; photo in Kinsky 1912, 2:641). Also, written in pencil on inside of table: “Raparit. / Albin Wilfer / Leipzig / 1899”. Kinsky dimensions 72, 31/-/42, 14, -. Martius 2016: top block not original; dimensions 72.0, 31.1/22.9/41.5, 13.2, -.