DHV:
1016
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Michel

Collichon

Date:

169.

Collichon [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

CH, Basel

Sound Holes:

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Henry Jean Vermeer, Basel, -195-.

Measurements:

Body Length:

34.6

String Length:

36

Rib Depth:

7.2

Upper Width:

16.9

Middle Width:

11.6

Bottom Width:

20.4

Information Source:

Muthesius 1996, no. 5; JVdGSA 6 (1969), 65; H. Mueller, Methodik des Viola-da-Gamba-Spiels (typescript)

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Comments:

Muthesius 1996; JVdGSA 6 (1969)-A, 65

Muthesius 1996, p. 49 (head side); [unpublished, from owner via J. Moran 6/13: FB+S, head F+S [color])

Mueller 1954 (Purcell)

Muthesius 1996, no. 5: 4-piece table, 1-piece back, head original. Neck angle changed in 1959 restoration; also new bass bar. Fingerboard veneered in tortoiseshell with a border of “bois amourette” (= snakewood). Mueller: “Originalzustand”; dimensions 35.0, 16.5/-/20.5, 7.2, 36.0. Not in Kessler 1990. JVdGSA 1969 says date 1690. Owner to J. Moran, 9/10: acquired in 1950s from Henry Jean Vermeer, then head of the string instrument department at Hug & Co., Basel; restored by G. Hellwig (worm damage, etc.). Large floral ornament on table: 3 long-stemmed blooms in a V shape.