DHV:
676
Tourin ID:
NURN 16

Bass

Ernst

Busch

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Nuremberg

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

D, Nuremberg

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Head:

Lion

Catalog Number:

MIR 792

Label Text:

Michael Ignatius Stadelmann, Kayserl. Königl. / Hof Lauten- und Geigen / macher in Vien 1780 (Martius & Schulze: forgery/photocopy)

Measurements:

Body Length:

62.5

String Length:

62.5

Rib Depth:

11.8

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

30

20.9

35.2

Previous Owner:

Sammlung Rück, 1941-62; Sammlung Leibbrand, Stuttgart, -1941

Information Source:

Martius 1999, pp. 46-47; Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 168, 180; König 1985, pp. 66-7; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

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Photographs:

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Auctions:

Comments:

Klein 2003, p. 296; Martius 1999, pp. 46-47; Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 168, 180; Huber 1989, p. 78; ; König 1985, p. 67; van der Meer 3/1982, p. 73

On museum’s website (front [color]); Martius & Schulze 1991, pp. 147 (front [color]), 150 (underside of table); König 1985, p. 66 (front 3/4)

Martius & Schulze 1991 dimensions 107.5, 62.3, 30.0/20.9/35.3, 11.9, 62.5; rebuilt in 18C, maybe as cello; current condition from 20C rebuild; head perhaps by Stadlmann. Van der Meer 3/1982: vielleicht Süddeutschland, 17. Jh.; umgebaut von M I Stadlmann. König 1985: back and ribs of bird’s-eye maple. Martius 1999: table has geometric ornaments in corners and dimples; dendrochronology dendrochronology gives date of 1626 for youngest growth ring on table (also in Klein 2003). Museum’s website (5/2003) lists as anonymous, i.e. neither by Busch nor by Stadlmann. Tourin: double purfling on table, single on back.