DHV:
957
Tourin ID:

Size:

Treble ?

Label Text:

Place Made:

F, Paris

Maker:

Pierre François

Grosset

Date:

1746

P.F. Grosset au D[ieu Appo]llon [ru]e / De La Verrerie [A Paris.] 1746 [handwritten]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Newark, NJ

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Newark Museum

No. of Strings:

6

Catalog Number:

59.331

Head:

Female

Previous Owner:

Russell Barclay Kingman, Orange, NJ, -1959

Measurements:

Body Length:

34.3

String Length:

31.7

Rib Depth:

5.6

Upper Width:

16.1

Middle Width:

11.4

Bottom Width:

20.2

Information Source:

TGM visit 11/93; Monical 1989, pp. 24-25

Literature:

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Auctions:

Comments:

Monical 1989, pp. 24-25

Monical 1989, pp. 24-25 (FB+S, head 3/4, bass C-hole); [by TGM: FB+S, head F+S]

La Fille style head. Monical: treble; repaired worm damage to ribs. Period bridge, maybe original. No varnish under fingerboard. Neck heel altered to add 8 mm length. Dimensions 34.2, 16.1/11.5/20.1, 5.6, 31.4.