DHV:
178
Tourin ID:
BRUS 47

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Date:

17..

Label Text:

Jacobus Staainer Filius, in absam prope omnipontum 1558 [printed except 1558]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B

Brussels

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

0219

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

François-Joseph Fétis, Brussels, -1872

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.8

String Length:

30.8

Rib Depth:

4.5

Upper Width:

15.7

Middle Width:

10.7

Bottom Width:

19.0

Information

Source:

Raspé 1972, p. 216; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78 (?)

Literature:

Raspé 1972, p. 216; Mahillon 2/1893, 1:313-4

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+S [color]); Bragard 1968, pl. IV.11 (front); line drawing in Mahillon 2/1893, 1:314

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Formerly converted to violin. Arched back. Mahillon: dessus ou quinton; Raspé: quinton, French, early 18th C.; both say varnish suggests French origin. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Museum’s website: table with double purfling, neck probably narrowed and rounded, tailgut, LaFille-style pegbox but perhaps 19C; string length ± 31.5; date 1730/1790.