DHV:
1537
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1747

Label Text:

Ludovicus / Guersan / prope /Comoediam / Gallicam / Lutetiae / Anno 1747 [printed except 47]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Geneva

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Fondation La Ménestrandie

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

M.022.03

Head:

Head

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Hélène Teysseire-Vuilleumier, Geneva, -1986

Measurements:

Body Length:

33.6

String Length:

32.5

Rib Depth:

5.6

Upper Width:

16.3

Middle Width:

11.5

Bottom Width:

19.9

Information

Source:

La Ménestrandie: online catalogue and Jacques Deferne to TGM, 2/10

Literature:

www.menestrandie.ch/inventaire.html (in 2010, but no longer available in 2020)

Photographs:

La Ménestrandie: online catalogue (F+B [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Striped back (and presumably ribs also). Design on back of pegbox said to be identical to M.022.05 (carved vine). 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side.