DHV:
12
Tourin ID:
ANTWP 1

Size:

Quinton

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Jacques

Boquay

Date:

1761 ?

Label Text:

Jacques Boquay Luthier Rue d’Argenteuil / A Paris 1761

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

B

Antwerp

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Museum Vleeshuis

Sound Holes:

F

Catalog Number:

AV.1960.037.002 (formerly 396)

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

(Purchased in 1960)

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

9 ?

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

20

Information

Source:

Vleeshuis 1981, p. 137; PT visit 9/78

Literature:

Herzog 2003, QT-22; Vleeshuis 1981, p. 137

Photographs:

On museum’s website (front [color]); Vleeshuis 1981, p. 137 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Arched back. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Label date suspect, since Bocquay died in 1730; museum’s website suggests “ca. 1720”.