DHV:
935
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

Michel

Collichon

Date:

1688

Label Text:

Michel Colichon / A Paris 1688 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

I

Laveno Monbello

No. of Strings:

7

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Male?

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.4

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.6

Upper Width:

31.0

Middle Width:

22.5

Bottom Width:

37.3

Information

Source:

Muthesius 1996, no. 3; Kessler 1990, p. 55

Literature:

Mackey 2020; Muthesius 1996; Kessler 1990, p. 55

Photographs:

Muthesius 1996, p. 48 (interior); [on owner’s website (front); 2014 online concert announcement (3/4, color)]

Recordings:

Ghielmi 2014 (Forqueray); Ghielmi 2012 (Barbarian Beauty); Ghielmi 2009 (Marais); Ghielmi 2008 (CPE Bach); Ghielmi 2006 (Graun/Accent); Ghielmi 2005 (Graun/CPO); Ghielmi 2005a (”Duo”: German); Ghielmi 1998 (Graun/Astrée); Ghielmi 1998a (Bach)

Auctions:

Comments:

Muthesius 1996, no. 3: Body of mahogany: 5-piece table, 1-piece back. Neck and head not original (converted to a cello in 18th C., then reconverted). New neck in 1994, modeled on nos. 1 and 2. Mackey 2012: “mahogany” is really Cedrela odorata, or Spanish cedar.