DHV:
1541
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Mirecourt

Jean

Colin

Date:

1761 ?

Label Text:

I Colin [stamped on both table and back]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH

Geneva

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Fondation La Ménestrandie

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

M.022.07

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Hélène Teysseire-Vuilleumier, Geneva, -1986

Measurements:

Body Length:

33

String Length:

30

Rib Depth:

5.1

Upper Width:

15.2

Middle Width:

10.7

Bottom Width:

18.4

Information

Source:

La Ménestrandie: online catalogue and Jacques Deferne to TGM, 2/10

Literature:

www.menestrandie.ch/inventaire.html (in 2010, but no longer available in 2020)

Photographs:

La Ménestrandie: online catalogue (F+B [color]); from J. Deferne (pegbox, back [color])

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Arched back with maker’s stamp (?) at top. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side; tailgut. Worm damage to the table. Foundation calls it a quinton; catalogue gives date of 1761, but J. Deferne says no date apparent on instrument.