DHV:
838
Tourin ID:
TIELK 047

1683

Bass

Joachim

Tielke

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Hamburg

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D, Leipzig

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Male

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

JOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg/ An. 1683 [large format, printed except 83]

Measurements:

String Length:

61

Total Length:

Body Length:

68.1

Upper Width:

31.3

Rib Depth:

11.1

Middle Width:

23.4

Bottom Width:

38.5

Previous Owner:

Christian Klug, Berlin/Leipzig; Peter Klug, Leipzig (c. 1980)

Information Source:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 272-73; Sotheby’s 11/18/93, lot 69; Hellwig 1980, p. 203

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Comments:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 272-73; Sotheby’s 11/18/93, lot 69; Hellwig 1980, p. 203

Hellwig 2011, pp. 87 (head side), 272 (head 3/4 and back, back ornament [all color]); Sotheby’s 11/18/93, lot 69 (F+B [color])

Sotheby’s 1993/11/18, lot 69

Hellwig 2011, TieWV 025; Hellwig 1980, no. 047 (not seen by him; info from Friedrich Ernst, Berlin). Date c. 1689. 3-piece back (arched) with glued-on carved ornaments at top and bottom. Peg for top string is closest to nut. Neck, fingerboard, and tailpiece not original. Dimensions 67.0, 31.0/-/38.0, -, -. Hellwig 2011 adds: Revised date, clearly 1683 on label. 4-piece table (two narrow center strips and 2 wider outer ones) with ebony/ivory edging, double purfling, and rosette. Moor’s head; peg for top string is closest to nut; neck by Reinhard Fischer (Hamburg, 1995), replacing non-original one; also revarnished by him, using historical recipes. Back widths 30.4/22.7/37.6. Did not sell at Sotheby’s, 1993 (their string length 61.0); acquired by present owner in 1994. Earliest example (together with TieWV 23-24 of same year) of an arched back and glued-on carved ornaments.