DHV:
1304
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Louis

Guersan ?

Date:

1747

Label Text:

Ludovicus Guersan prope Commoediam / Gallicam Lutetiae Anno 1747 [printed, looking like calligraphy; NB not usual upright format]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB

London

No. of Strings:

5

Collection:

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Open scroll

Private Owner:

Yes?

Previous Owner:

Tony Bingham, London (in 2001)

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.9

String Length:

31.9

Rib Depth:

5.7

Upper Width:

16.0

Middle Width:

11.0

Bottom Width:

19.0

Information

Source:

TGM visit 10/01

Literature:

Photographs:

[By TGM: F+B (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

2-piece back of dark wood, not flamed, with black (painted?) line along middle, crossing purfling at top and bottom. Single purfling front and back. Scroll barely open, with narrow relief-carved line of chevron-like leaves. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side.