DHV:
12
Tourin ID:
ANTWP 1

1761 ?

Quinton

Jacques

Boquay

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Violin

Current Location:

B, Antwerp

Sound Holes:

F

Collection:

Museum Vleeshuis

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

AV.1960.037.002 (formerly 396)

Label Text:

Jacques Boquay Luthier Rue d’Argenteuil / A Paris 1761

Measurements:

Body Length:

String Length:

Rib Depth:

9 ?

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

20

Previous Owner:

(Purchased in 1960)

Information Source:

Vleeshuis 1981, p. 137; PT visit 9/78

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Herzog 2003, QT-22; Vleeshuis 1981, p. 137

On museum’s website (front [color]); Vleeshuis 1981, p. 137 (front)

Arched back. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Label date suspect, since Bocquay died in 1730; museum’s website suggests “ca. 1720”.