DHV:
1490
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

B

Brussels

Hilaire

Darche

Date:

1911

Label Text:

Hilaire Darche, Luthier / du Conservatoire Royale de Bruxelles / L’An 1911; H. Darche à Bruxelles [stamped inside back near label]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Ann Arbor, MI

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Stearns Collection, University of Mich.

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

1935

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Louise Cuyler, Ann Arbor, 1954-79; Jean Auguste Stellfeld, Antwerp, -1952

Measurements:

Body Length:

34.7

String Length:

Rib Depth:

4.4

Upper Width:

16

Middle Width:

11

Bottom Width:

19.5

Information

Source:

Museum to TGM, 7/07

Literature:

Photographs:

On museum’s website (FB+S, head F+B, bottom rib [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

1-piece back; 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side.