DHV:
79
Tourin ID:
BERA 19, KENS 4

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1752

Label Text:

Ludovicus / Guersan / propè / Comoediam / Gallicam, / Lutetioe / Anno / 1752 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

BERLIN A19

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

2468

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

C.C. Snoeck, Ghent

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

5

Upper Width:

15.5

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

19.5

Information

Source:

Sachs 1922, col. 116

Literature:

Sachs 1922, col. 116; Snoeck 1894, p. 99

Photographs:

Sachs 1922, pl. 13 (front); Snoeck 1894, facing p. 102 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Striped back and ribs (cherry), double purfling; 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Original tailpiece. Snoeck: “dessus”; “La touche porte des degrés en ivoire.” Lost since World War II.