DHV:
1644
Tourin ID:

Size:

Quinton ?

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Jean-Mathias

Wolters

Date:

1749

Label Text:

J. M. Wolters fecit Lutetiae / Parisorum, au Faubourg / St. Antoine a Paris, 1749 [handwritten]

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No. of Strings:

5 ?

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Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Savoye

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Information

Source:

Herzog 2003, QT-93; Vannes 1999, p. 398

Literature:

Herzog 2003, QT-93; Vannes 1999, p. 398

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Comments:

Insufficient information to be sure it isn’t a pardessus: Vannes calls it a quinton, but C. Stainer (in A Dictionary of Violin Makers, 1898) “a small six-stringed viol”. Both give date of 1749, so probably not two different instruments.