DHV:
1235
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1741

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

D.MR.R.435

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Musée du Louvre (on deposit since 1996); Musée des Arts décoratifs, 1908- (?); Collection Révoil, Collection Sauvageot

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.3

String Length:

Rib Depth:

5.5

Upper Width:

15.5

Middle Width:

11.6

Bottom Width:

19.1

Information Source:

Museum’s website; museum to M. Herzog to TGM, 2/00

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Comments:

On museum’s website (FB+S, head 3/4 [color])

1-piece back, 2-piece table of mahogany, both with double purfling. Originally 6 strings, now 5 (2 pegs treble, 3 bass side).