Gavinies / a bordeaux / 1728
No. of Strings:
National Music Museum
Efrim Fruchtman, Memphis, TN, 1955-1987; he purchased in Bordeaux
TGM visit 6/95
JVdGSA 7 (1970): 116-9
On museum’s website (FB+S [color]); JVdGSA 7 (1970): 117-9 (FB+S)
Neck original but has been narrowed slightly just below the nut. No ears to scroll; rather, circular wooden discs (with ivory in center) glued on side faces. No wooden liners, corner blocks, or back braces, except soundpost plate. Wbsite dimensions: 34.8, 17.0/12.6/20.4, 6.8, 32.7; JVdGSA dimensions (converted from inches): 63.5, 36.8, 14.6/12.7/20.3, 7.0, 32.4.