DHV:
671
Tourin ID:
NURN 11

1696

Bass

Gregor

Karpp

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Königsberg

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Nuremberg

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Head:

Lion

Catalog Number:

MIR 790

Label Text:

Gregorÿ Karpp / In Königsberg Anno 1696 [handwritten; last digit unclear]

Measurements:

String Length:

67.5

Total Length:

Body Length:

70

Upper Width:

30.6

Rib Depth:

12.6

Middle Width:

21.4

Bottom Width:

37.1

Previous Owner:

Sammlung Rück, -1962

Information Source:

Martius 1999, pp. 48-49; Otterstedt 1986, p. 41; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

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Comments:

Martius 1999, pp. 48-49; Huber 1989, p. 78; Otterstedt 1986, p. 41 (no. 9); van der Meer 3/1982, p. 33

On museum’s website (FB+S [color]); Otterstedt 1986, p. 42 (front 3/4, before restoration); Ulsamer 1975 (Bach Flute)

Ulsamer 1975 (Bach Flute); Hsu 1972 (Bach)

Restored at GNM, 1963; previously in very bad condition; in 1986, scheduled for another restoration soon. Changed from 7 to 6 string, replacing head with copy of Berlin 4653. Body is birch, also pegbox. (No dimensions in Otterstedt 1986.) Tourin: table has single purfling, BWBWBWB; none on back. Martius: 3-piece table. Repair labels: “Reparirt von Neumann / Instrumentenmacher zu Königsberg 1820; Reparirt von Theodor Lasse (?), Gumbinnen 1860”. Website gives label as “Gregorij Carp / in Königsberg / Anno 169[0?]”.