DHV:
1012
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

B

Brussels

Hilaire

Darche

Date:

1915

Label Text:

Hilaire Darche, Luthier / du Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles. / L’An 1915 [printed except 15]; handwritten addition: d’après indications de / M. E. Tschaggeny; H. Darche à Bruxelles [stamped inside back near label]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B

Brussels

No. of Strings:

6+12

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

3511

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Ernest Tschaggeny

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.7

String Length:

66.6

Rib Depth:

11.5

Upper Width:

30.9

Middle Width:

20.1

Bottom Width:

37.4

Information

Source:

Haines & Meeùs 1985, p. 129

Literature:

Haines & Meeùs 1985, p. 129

Photographs:

On museum’s website (F+S [color]); Haines & Meeùs 1985, p. 129 (front)

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Sympathetic strings have tuning pins at bottom block. Ebony and ivory perimeter decoration on table. Soundholes match pardessus, Brussels 3509. Long pegs. Museum’s website: date 1913; object name “viole de gambe expérimentale”.