DHV:
1590
Tourin ID:

Size:

Quinton

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Nicolas

Chappuy

Date:

17..

Label Text:

“N. CHAPPUY” branded at button; no label

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

USA

New Haven, CT

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Yale University

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

4678

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Andrew Petryn, (New Haven, CT), -2011

Measurements:

Body Length:

37.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

3.3

Upper Width:

16.7

Middle Width:

11.2

Bottom Width:

20.8

Information

Source:

Dipper 2012; Yale 2011, p. 3 [and e-mails from museum]

Literature:

Dipper 2012; Yale 2011, p. 3

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S [color]); MacCracken 2017, p. 67 (front); Dipper 2012 (F++B, head F+S, brand stamp, 66 details before & during restoration [color]); Yale 2011, p. 3

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

2 pegs treble, 3 bass side; “ca. 1770”. Restored by Andrew Dipper, 2012: 3 new pegs, tailpiece, bridge, repair of cracks and shrinkage. Website: varnish is original. (Nicolas Chappuy active 1733-81.)