DHV:
1511
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1754

Ludovicus / Guersan / propé / Commoediam / Gallican / Lutetioe / Anno / 1754 [printed except 54]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, New York, NY

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Linda Shortridge, Bloomington, IN; Gerald Trimble, Asheville, NC, 2004- ; André Bissonet, Paris

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.3

String Length:

31.8

Rib Depth:

5

Upper Width:

16.2

Middle Width:

11.3

Bottom Width:

20

Information Source:

TGM visit, 9/10; Trimble to TGM, 6/09

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

[By TGM: FB+S, head FB+S (color)]; [unpublished, from J. Pringle 4/10: FB+S body only, head FB+S (color)]

Striped back and ribs, La Fille-style pegbox decorations, double purfling on front and back. Table has a faint 8 cm circle near end of fingerboard, perhaps traces of an inked rosette? 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side.