DHV:
79
Tourin ID:
BERA 19, [KENS 4]

Size:

Pardessus

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Louis

Guersan

Date:

1752

Ludovicus / Guersan / propè / Comoediam / Gallicam, / Lutetioe / Anno / 1752 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

BERLIN A19

No. of Strings:

5

Catalog Number:

2468

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

C.C. Snoeck, Ghent

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.5

String Length:

Rib Depth:

5

Upper Width:

15.5

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

Sachs 1922, pl. 13 (front); Snoeck 1894, facing p. 102 (front)

Striped back and ribs (cherry), double purfling; 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Original tailpiece. Snoeck: “dessus”; “La touche porte des degrés en ivoire.” Lost since World War II.