DHV:
1659
Tourin ID:

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1747

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B,

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Peter Wendland, 1985-1997; André Bissonet, Paris, -1985

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

31.8

Rib Depth:

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

Information Source:

P. Wendland to TGM, 12/13; I Muthesius to TGM, 2005-2007)

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

[Unpublished, from P. Wendland, 12/13: front, head F+S (color)]; [unpublished, from I. Muthesius, 2007: F+B, head side (color)]

Watillon 2002 (Lawes)

Back and ribs not striped; table and back have double purfling; 2-piece back with flame descending from joint. La Fille style carving on pegbox. Wendland replaced the nut because it had been used for both 5 and 6 string setups. Repaired crack on treble side of table, below soundhole. Back widths approx. 15.5/10.6/18.8, based on photo from I. Muthesius with visible ruler.