DHV:
268
Tourin ID:
FRU 2

Size:

Bass

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Claude

Boivin

Date:

1743

Claude Boivin Rue Tiquetonne A la Guitarre Royalle Paris, 1743; BOIVIN (and stylised fleur de lys) stamped on neck heel

Body Shape:

Cello

Current Location:

USA, Seattle, WA

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Private collection

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Efrim Fruchtman, Memphis, TN

Measurements:

Body Length:

69

String Length:

Rib Depth:

15

Upper Width:

35

Middle Width:

31.2 ?

Bottom Width:

40

Information Source:

Milliot 1997, pp. 213-15; JVdGSA 5 (1968): 77-9

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Auctions:

Comments:

Herzog 2003, FR-5; Milliot 1997, pp. 213-15; JVdGSA 5 (1968): 77-9

Milliot 1997, pp. 213-15 (FB+S, head 3/4 + side [color]); JVdGSA 5 (1968): 77-78 (FB+S)

Istomin 2007 (Bach Brandenburgs); Lehning 1997 (Marais)

Arched 2-piece back, pointed corners, overhanging edges, but sloping shoulders. 2-piece table with low arching; C-holes have large lower eyes but very small upper eyes. Pegbox has pointed edges (“cheviller à ressaut”) and back decorated in style of La Fille. JVdGSA dimensions (converted from inches): 68.6, 31.8/-/40.6, 15.2, 63.5.