DHV:
984
Tourin ID:

1650 C

Bass

William

Turner

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

GB, London

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Northampton, MA

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Open scroll

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

[None]

Measurements:

String Length:

68.1

Total Length:

Body Length:

67.6

Upper Width:

32.2

Rib Depth:

11.2

Middle Width:

25.1

Bottom Width:

39.6

Previous Owner:

Eli Potash, New York, 1984-89; San Domenico Stringed Instruments, Cardiff, Wales, -1984

Information Source:

TGM visit 10/93

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Auctions:

Comments:

Fleming 2001: VME 27; Sotheby’s 11/22/84, lot 74

Fleming 2001: VME F27 (front, body only), L29 (rosette) [both color]; Sotheby’s 11/22/84, lot 74 (F+B); [by TGM: FB+S, head side, rosette]

Sotheby’s 1984/11/22, lot 74

2-piece table with heart-shaped rosette, purfling around C-holes; 2-piece back (plus 2 small wings) with diamond patterns at bottom and below fold. Middle bouts very assymetrical. Plain pegbox, ebony fingerboard and tailpiece with boxwood perimeter line. Sotheby’s 1984: 2H17C, unlabelled; shown with diamond patterns on tailpiece and bridge end of fingerboard (since changed); BL 67.9, SL 69.5. San Domenico: English, c. 1680. Current neck by Robert Meadow (done for E. Potash). Fleming 2001: 2-piece table, single purfling front and back; dimensions 67.4, 31.9/24.9/39.4, 11.2, -.