DHV:
514
Tourin ID:
LEIPB 30

Size:

Quinton

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Metz

Maker:

Simon

Gilbert

Date:

1758

Simon Gilbert, Luthier, Musicien / de la Cathédrale. A Metz 175. [printed]

Body Shape:

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

[ex-Universität Leipzig]

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

788

Head:

Lion

Previous Owner:

Wilhelm Heyer, Leipzig, 1905-26; Paul de Wit, Leipzig, -1905; Georges Samary, -1887?

Measurements:

Body Length:

34

String Length:

Rib Depth:

4

Upper Width:

15

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

19

Information Source:

Kinsky 1912, 2:445

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Herzog 2003, QT-95; Schultz 1929, p. 69; Kinsky 1912, 2:445; De Wit 1903, pp. 102-03

On museum’s website (label); Kinsky 1912, 2:623 (label)

De Wit 1903: “Fünfsaitige Viole”; Kinsky 1912: pardessus. (De Wit date 1758, Kinsky “175.”)Arched back. Replacement neck, pegbox; ivory pegs. Perhaps same as Herzog 2003, QT-95 (ex-coll. Samary), for which she cites Pierre 1893 and Jacquot 1911. Lost since World War II.