DHV:
267
Tourin ID:
FRU 1

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Bordeaux

François

Gavinies

Date:

1728

Label Text:

Gavinies / a bordeaux / 1728

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Vermillion, SD

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

National Music Museum

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

4163

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Efrim Fruchtman, Memphis, TN, 1955-1987; he purchased in Bordeaux

Measurements:

Body Length:

34.7

String Length:

32.8

Rib Depth:

6.7

Upper Width:

17.4

Middle Width:

12.9

Bottom Width:

20.6

Information

Source:

TGM visit 6/95

Literature:

JVdGSA 7 (1970): 116-9

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S [color]); JVdGSA 7 (1970): 117-9 (FB+S)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

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.