DHV:
806
Tourin ID:
STOCK 05

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

François

Gavinies

Date:

Label Text:

Gavinies [stamped on back; N is upside-down]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

S

Stockholm

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Swedish Museum of Performing Arts

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

M475

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

[purchased 1912, ? in Stockholm]

Measurements:

Body Length:

33.4

String Length:

31.5

Rib Depth:

5.3

Upper Width:

16.6

Middle Width:

12.0

Bottom Width:

20.3

Information

Source:

Museum website; museum to TGM, 4/04; PT visit 10/78 [not seen]

Literature:

Museum to TGM, 4/04 (unpublished restoration report by Günther Hellwig)

Photographs:

On museum’s website (front); [unpublished, from museum, 4/04: FB+S, head side 3/4]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Squarish shoulders; 1-piece back; carved back of pegbox; 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Restored in 1953 by Günther Hellwig (dimensions from his report: 33.5, 16.6/11.6/20.3, -, 31.5; SL = sum of neck and table mensur, should be slightly longer). Lower ribs had previously been cut down for playing on arm, otherwise in completely original condition. New hookbar, bridge, and soundpost.