DHV:
1023
Tourin ID:

Size:

Quinton

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1754

Ludovicus / Guersan / prope / Comoediam / Gallican / Lutetiae / Anno / 1754 [printed except 54]

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

34.5

String Length:

31.9

Rib Depth:

5.3

Upper Width:

16.2

Middle Width:

11.3

Bottom Width:

20.6

Information Source:

TGM visit 10/92

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Vichy auction 6/5/03, lot 25 (viewed on line: www.interencheres.com); Herzog 2003, QT-54

Vichy Enchères 6/5/03, lot 25 (F+B, head side, bass F-hole); [by TGM: front 7/8, head side]

TGM visit: Head is oddly mounted. Arched back, pointed corners. Currently unfretted, but neck shows signs of previous use at various string lengths. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Vichy Enchères: Traces of restored worm damage on the back; “quinton”.