DHV:
846
Tourin ID:
TIELK 086

1697

Bass

Joachim

Tielke

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

D, Hamburg

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C*

Collection:

Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

D.AD.23.461

Label Text:

JOACHIM TIELKE // in Hamburg/ An. 1697 [large format, printed except 97]

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.1

String Length:

67.5

Rib Depth:

10.6

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

30.4

22.8

38.3

Previous Owner:

Mme Bolteau -1923

Information Source:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 323-24; Hellwig 1980, pp. 254-5

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Comments:

Hellwig 2011, pp. 323-24; Gétreau 2001, p. 40; Gétreau, in Hel 1990, p. ?? (no. 21); Hellwig 1980, pp. 254-5 (Website of Musée de la musique)

Hellwig 2011, pp. 58, 324 (bass soundhole; F+B body only, neck heel, hookbar [color]); website of Musée de la musique (front 3/4 with no strings or pegs [color])

Hellwig 2011, TieWV 097; Hellwig 1980, no. 086. 2-piece table with sickle-shaped soundholes, ivory edging, and double purfling. Multi-stave back and ribs (13 and 9 pieces of palisander with ivory strips between) with ivory edging. Head not original; only part of pegbox survives; neck narrowed and shortened as part of conversion to a cello; fingerboard not original, no tailpiece; original ivory hookbar. Badly damaged condition. Dimensions 67.0, 30.2/22.0/38.3, 12.8, -. On display 8/02 at Musée de la musique: cello head. Website: female head in Directoire style is not original. Hellwig 2011 adds: top block not original; ivory carvings at neck heel; arched back; pegbox survives only fragmentarily (glued-on ivory decorations) and head is lost. Back widths 30.7/22.8/38.3. On loan to Musée de la musique since 1995.