DHV:
560
Tourin ID:
LIS 07

1730

Bass

Johann Joseph

Elsler

# of Strings:

6+6

Place Made:

D, Mainz

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

P, Lisbon

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Museu da Música (formerly Conservatorio Nacional)

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

MM 9

Label Text:

Elsler Joseph / Mainz / 1730 [handwritten]

Measurements:

String Length:

Total Length:

111

Body Length:

60.5

Upper Width:

30

Rib Depth:

11

Middle Width:

22

Bottom Width:

35

Previous Owner:

Alfred Keil, Lisbon (d. 1907)

Information Source:

PT visit 10/78; P Torres to PT 3/77

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Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

On museum’s website (F+B, head FB+S, C-holes [color]); [unpublished, from J. Pringle: front 7/8]

Very dark varnish; carved head is blindfolded; tailpiece is original; string length about 65 cm.