DHV:
205
Tourin ID:
CALD 05

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Jean-Nicolas

Lambert

Date:

1750 C

Label Text:

...par Lambert a Paris 17-- [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Oberlin, OH

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Caldwell, Catharina Meints

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Indian

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Tony Bingham, -1970

Measurements:

Body Length:

72.9

String Length:

70.5

Rib Depth:

13.5

Upper Width:

33.1

Middle Width:

22.4

Bottom Width:

39.0

Information

Source:

TGM visit 7/92

Literature:

Caldwell 2012, pp. 84-87; Caldwell 1974, pp. 70-1

Photographs:

Caldwell 2012, pp. 84-87 (FB+S, head FB+S [color]); Caldwell 1977 (Vox SVBX 5142), p. 3 (F+B); Caldwell 1974, pp. 70-1 (FB+S)

Recordings:

Caldwell 1993 (Marais); Caldwell 1981 (Berlin Court); Caldwell 1979 (Marais); Caldwell 1977 (French Baroque);

Auctions:

Comments:

Restored by Paul Reichlin, Zurich, including new back (found with non-original one) and enlarged table; single purfling on table, inked double lines on back. Head and pegbox are original, depicting a “noble savage” with a feathered cap, similar to costume designs for Rameau’s opera Les Indes Galantes. Pegbox with decorated back and sides; bridge by J. Caldwell; label now almost completely illegible. Tourin/JVdGSA dimensions: 130.0, 73.1, 33.5/22.1/38.7, 14.0, 72.0. Caldwell 2012 dimensions: 72.5, 32.8/21.6/38.9, 13.3, 70.6.