DHV:
248
Tourin ID:
DRESCH 1

Size:

Pardessus

Place Made:

Maker:

F

Mirecourt ?

François

Nicolas

Date:

1757 ?

Label Text:

“François ... 17[?57]” [handwritten]; “F N” in cartouche on back

Body Shape:

Current Location:

CH

Basel

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Firma Walter Hamma, Stuttgart

Measurements:

Body Length:

31.2

String Length:

30.1

Rib Depth:

4.4

Upper Width:

15.3

Middle Width:

10.8

Bottom Width:

18.7

Information

Source:

Owner to TGM, 8/01; also earlier to Tourin

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Comments:

Arched back (2-piece), illegible label. Perhaps originally only 5-string. Fingerboard, tailpiece, pegs, top block new; perhaps also bottom block and linings. Pegbox has small (ca. 2 x 1 cm) window in back beneath top peg, also carved decoration on sides of back and front edges.