DHV:
769
Tourin ID:
RUH 10

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Benoist

Fleury

Date:

1745

Label Text:

Benoist Fleury / a Paris 1745 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

D

Niederaltaich

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Ruhland, Konrad [heirs]

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Walter Hamma, Stuttgart

Measurements:

Body Length:

33.8

String Length:

30.6

Rib Depth:

5.2

Upper Width:

15.6

Middle Width:

11.2

Bottom Width:

18.8

Information

Source:

Ruhland to TGM, 12/03

Literature:

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from owner: front, head front (color)]

Recordings:

Eckert 2002 (Lendormy)

Auctions:

Comments:

Table has double purfling, may be 1-piece; back is 2-piece. Fingerboard and tailpiece cut on diagonal at ends closest to bridge; they and pegs are new, in palisander/rosewood. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side.