DHV:
1467
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1753

Ludovicus GUERSAN / prope Comoediam / Gallicam / Lutetioe / Anno / 1753 [printed except 53]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A, Vienna

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Kunsthistorisches Museum

No. of Strings:

5? (now 4)

Catalog Number:

SAM 374

Head:

Flat finial

Previous Owner:

Anton Poller [luthier/dealer], Vienna, -1931

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.8

String Length:

31.3

Rib Depth:

3.7

Upper Width:

15.8

Middle Width:

11.2

Bottom Width:

19.5

Information Source:

R. Hopfner to TGM, 1/08; [TGM visit 12/06]

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Comments:

[By TGM, on display: front 3/4 (color)]

Striped ribs (both outer stripes cut down for violin conversion) and back; double purfling. Very likely, originally had 5 strings.