DHV:
840
Tourin ID:
TIELK 063; BOEV 1

1692

Bass

Joachim

Tielke

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Hamburg

Body Shape:

Current Location:

N, Kapp (formerly Boeverbru)

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Toten Museum

Head:

Lion

Catalog Number:

4785

Label Text:

JOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg/ An. 1692 [large format, printed except 92]

Measurements:

String Length:

Total Length:

Body Length:

68

Upper Width:

38.6

Rib Depth:

12

Middle Width:

21.6

Bottom Width:

36.4

Previous Owner:

Margit Pettersen, née Rognstad

Information Source:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 296-97; Hellwig 1980; museum to PT 4/79

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Comments:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 296-97; Hellwig 1980, p. 224

Hellwig 2011, p. 296 (head 3/4 [color])

Hellwig 2011, TieWV 069; Hellwig 1980, no. 063. Table not original (made in 1861). Converted to a cello; pegbox shortened, fingerboard and tailpiece not original. Back and ribs in poor condition (cracks and worm damage). Only body length given. Hellwig 2011 adds: 2-piece back (arched) with no purfling; bass-side bottom rib replaced in birch; neck grafted; incised decoration on front edges of pegbox planed off. Back widths 28.5/21.7/37.4. Repair inscription (in pencil on soundpost plate): “Nyt Laag [=new table] 1864 / Udfardiget af O. Rognstad”; he was a doctor, violinist, and amateur composer in Toten who had the replacement table (with F-holes) made in 1864.