DHV:
1336
Tourin ID:

Size:

Quinton

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Mirecourt ?

Maker:

Nicolas

Jomier ?

Date:

17..

I.N. [stamped on button]

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

F, Angers

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Musée d’Angers

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

MA 92.3.1

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

37.5

String Length:

33

Rib Depth:

3.2

Upper Width:

16.2

Middle Width:

10.8

Bottom Width:

20.5

Information Source:

La Grandville to Herzog, 7/2002; La Grandville 2000, pp. 3, 5

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Herzog 2003, QT-71; La Grandville 2000, pp. 3, 5

La Grandville 2000, p. 3 (front [color]); Herzog 2003, QT-71 (FB+S, maker’s stamp), also received directly from Herzog

La Grandville suggests maker perhaps Nicolas Jomier of Mirecourt (active 1764-1781, according to Lütgendorff), based on 5 vièlles à roue similarly marked. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Body length taken on back.