DHV:
210
Tourin ID:
CALD 10

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1760 C

[None]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Shutesbury, MA

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

James Caldwell & Catharina Meints, Oberlin, OH, -1989; Jacques Français, New York, 1972

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.8

String Length:

31.1

Rib Depth:

4.7

Upper Width:

15.4

Middle Width:

10.9

Bottom Width:

19.7

Information Source:

TGM visit 10/93

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Caldwell 1974, pp. 82-3

Caldwell 1974, pp. 82-3 (bottom of pages) (FB+S); [by TGM: FB+S, head FB+S]

2-piece back. La Fille head. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Restored by Michael Heale, 1980. Bridge feet have been as much as 3 cm lower on table. Tourin/JVdGSA dimensions: 60.7, 32.4, 15.4/10.8/19.4, 5.3, 31.5