DHV:
1569
Tourin ID:

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

Maker:

B

Hilaire (Ainé)

Brussels

Darche

Date:

1890

Hilaire Darche, Ainé / Luthier à Bruxelles / 20, Rue de la Montagne, / L’an 1890 [printed except 1890]; stamped just above label, in small capital letters: H. Darche a Bruxelles

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

No. of Strings:

6+11

Collection:

Sound Holes:

Flame

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

Photos from T. Muthesius, 11/10

Literature:

Photographs:

[Unpublished, from T. Muthesius 11/10: F+B body only, head back, tailgut and pins for sympathetic strings, label (color)]

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Unusual outline with no lower corners, very high upper corners, and two dimples on each side; 11 sympathetic strings with tuning pins at bottom block, either side of button for tailgut.