DHV:
1497
Tourin ID:

Size:

Quinton

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan ?

Date:

1732 ?

Louis Guersan Paris 1732

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

Head:

Scroll

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

15.6

Middle Width:

11

Bottom Width:

20.4

Information Source:

Bloomsbury Auctions 5/7/08, lot 133

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Bloomsbury Auctions 5/7/08, lot 133

Bloomsbury Auctions 5/7/08, lot 133 (F+B, head side [color])

Bloomsburg Auctions, 2008/05/07, lot 133

Date may be wrong (more likely 1752), or label spurious; label text is non-standard (if accurately quoted); Bloomsbury calls it “French Quinton, ‘Vieux Paris’ with label ‘Louis Guersan Paris 1732’,” i.e. not verifying that he made it. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side.