DHV:
1048
Tourin ID:

Size:

Quinton

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Mirecourt

Maker:

Jean

Colin

Date:

17..

I COLIN marked in ink within scrolled design on upper back.

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

USA, New York, NY

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Metropolitan Museum of Art

No. of Strings:

5+6

Catalog Number:

1990.98

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Tony Bingham, London

Measurements:

Body Length:

35.3

String Length:

32.7

Rib Depth:

3.6

Upper Width:

15.8

Middle Width:

11

Bottom Width:

20.5

Information Source:

TGM visit 8/92

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Herzog 2003, QT-91

On museum’s website (front 7/8); Herzog 2003, QT-91 (F+B); Herzog 2000, p. 16 (front)

6 sympathetic strings, with smaller tuning pegs in pegbox; for bowed strings, 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Table & back overhang ribs; arched back; tailgut. Now fretted. Varnish much redone. Restored by Michael Heale; Herzog says “original tailpiece, fingerboard and pegs.”