DHV:
1694
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Place Made:

Maker:

Date:

18..

Label Text:

[Nicolas Bertrand, Paris, 1731]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F

Paris

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Private Collection

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Male

Private Owner:

Yes

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

75.0

String Length:

73.5

Rib Depth:

13.0

Upper Width:

35.8

Middle Width:

26.5

Bottom Width:

44.5

Information

Source:

Owner to TGM, 11/07; Apollium 5/12/2015, lot 129.1

Literature:

Photographs:

Apollium 5/12/2015, lot 129.1 (F+B, head side [color]); [unpublished, with online sale ad 11/16: front, head front (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Apollium 2015/05/12

Apollium: probably made in Bulgaria or Hungary in 19th C, restored in 2000s; carved back and sides of pegbox; body length 75.6 Owner’s online ad (2016-17): “Large consort bass made in the 19th century in Bohemia (?) after Nicolas Bertrand. ... Restored by Claire Ryder (Paris) in 2006.” Body length 77.5, string length 72.5. E-mail from owner, 11/07: bought in Hungary; neck and pegbox are new; dimensions as above; repair label of Luigi Galimerti, Milan, 1933.