Guillaume Barbey / à Paris 1745 [handwritten]
USA, Riverside, CA
No. of Strings:
Jean-Michel Renard (dealer), Bellnaves, France, c. 2007-09.
J-M Renard to TGM, 7/07, 1/08, and 6/13, and his website (in 2007-08)
[Unpublished, from J-M Renard: F+B, head 3/4 (color)]
1-piece back with heavy (original?) varnish (and paint?) hiding the center joint. Small pegs with large white pips (original). Coolie head, carved pegbox. Tailpiece not original. 1-piece back. Restored by Judith Kraft. Body widths from Renard’s website, taken on the back; date originally given as 1745 but now changed.