DHV:
174
Tourin ID:
BRUS 40

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Romain

Chéron

Date:

1700 C

Romain Chéron / rue St-Antoine / a Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B, Brussels

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

No. of Strings:

7

Catalog Number:

1432

Head:

Previous Owner:

V & J Mahillon, Brussels

Measurements:

Body Length:

69

String Length:

70.5

Rib Depth:

13.2

Upper Width:

33

Middle Width:

24

Bottom Width:

39.5

Information Source:

PT visits 6/77 & 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Mahillon 1900, 3:53

On museum’s website (front [color]); Moens 2000, p. 16 (F [color])

Drawings by Raymond Passauro (et al., 1987) available from museum. Mahillon (and Vannes), and thus Tourin, gave maker’s surname as “Berori”. Double purfling on front and back, with fleurs-de-lys at corners. Museum’s website: date “1694 (incertaine)”; author “Roman Berori, Romain Chéron”.