DHV:
78
Tourin ID:
BERA 18

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

René

Champion

Date:

1748

Renée Champion de S. Julien, rue des vielles Odriettes, / au coin de l’Echelle du Temple, à Paris 1748 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

BERLIN A18

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

2470

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

C.C. Snoeck, Ghent; Edmond de Coussemaker (-1876)

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

4.5

Upper Width:

15

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

19.5

Information Source:

Sachs 1922, col. 116

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Sachs 1922, col. 116; Snoeck 1894, p. 99; Coussemaker 1877, p. 202

Snoeck 1894, facing p. 100 (front)

Arched back. 10 bone frets. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Sachs: quinton. Snoeck: revarnished. Published catalogue of Coussemaker’s library and instrument collection quotes label and notes that “La touche porte dix divisions,” confirming this was his. Lost since World War II.