DHV:
670
Tourin ID:
NURN 10

1636

Tenor

Paul

Hiltz

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

D, Nuremberg

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

MI 10

Label Text:

Paulus Hiltz in Noriberga / me foecit Anno 1656 [handwritten]

Measurements:

Body Length:

48.2

String Length:

55.5

Rib Depth:

10.2

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

24.9

16.9

28.3

Previous Owner:

Acquired 1859, probably from a Nuremberg church

Information Source:

Martius 1999, pp. 43-44; Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 177-78, 182; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

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Comments:

Klein 2003, p. 296; Martius 1999, pp. 43-44; Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 177-78, 182; Huber 1989, p. 77; van der Meer 3/1982, p. 33

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side [color]; head F+S); Martius & Schulze 1991, p. 157 (front [color])

One-piece table with double purfling and ornaments at corners and dimples. Ribs and two-piece back of Hungarian ash; single purfling with ornaments at top, middle, and bottom of back and at (six) corners. [Tourin: double purfling on front (plus 6 patterns), single on back (plus 9 patterns).] Neck of damson (“Zwetschge”). Fingerboard and tailpiece from pre-1981 restoration. Dendrochronology gives date of 1643 for youngest growth ring on table (also in Klein 2003). Tourin dimensions: 96.5, 49.3, 25.2/17.0/28.7, 10.7, 55.5