DHV:
1478
Tourin ID:

Size:

Quinton

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

J. B. D.

Salomon

Date:

1754

Label Text:

Salomon luthier à Sainte-Cécile, Place de L’École à Paris 1754; stamped on heel SALOMON A PARIS

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

B

Brussels

No. of Strings:

5+5

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

0481

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Auguste Tolbecque, -1879

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

32.5

Rib Depth:

3.3

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

20.8

Information

Source:

Herzog 2003, QT-90; Baines 1966, p. 21

Literature:

Herzog 2003, QT-90; Baines 1966, p. 21; Mahillon 1893, I:337

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+S, head back [color]; front); Baines 1966, pl. 133

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Museum’s website: quinton d’amour (Mahillon and Baines: violon d’amour). Photo shows 10 pegs (5 with large heads [3 pegs treble, 2 bass side], 5 smaller), and strung with no tailpiece. Herzog: all strings attached to plaque at bottom block; also cites Gendron 1997, p. 138. Partial dimensions from website, “approx.”