DHV:
201
Tourin ID:
CALD 01

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Paris

J. B. D.

Salomon

Date:

1760 C

Label Text:

Salomon / a Paris [stamped on button]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA

Oberlin, OH

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Caldwell, Catharina Meints

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Jacques Français, New York, -1972

Measurements:

Body Length:

31.8

String Length:

32.2

Rib Depth:

6.4

Upper Width:

16.0

Middle Width:

11.3

Bottom Width:

19.1

Information

Source:

TGM visit 7/92

Literature:

Caldwell 2012, pp. 92-95; Caldwell 1974, pp. 60-1; Francais 1971, p. 6 (no. 12)

Photographs:

MacCracken 2017, p. 65 (front); Caldwell 2012, pp. 92-95 (FB+S, head FB+S, maker’s stamp [color]); Caldwell 1974, pp. 60-1 (FB+S); [by TGM: F+S]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Restored by William Monical, New York, 1981, including a new neck. Deep ribs, painted purfling on table, none on back. Scroll sides are black discs with ivory center button. Tourin/JVdGSA dimensions: 59.4, 31.9, 15.6/11.1/19.0, 7.0, 31.8; Caldwell 2012 dimensions: 31.6, 15.8/10.8/18./, 6.4, 32.0. When exhibited by Francais in 1971, described as “on loan [from a] private collection, New York. In its original condition.” (NB not owned by Francais himself, unlike e.g. a Salomon cello of 1745, “on loan [from the] Jacques Francais Collection, New York.”)