DHV:
1290
Tourin ID:

1755

Pardessus

Louis

Guersan

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

“Ludovicus / GUERSAN / propé / Comoediam / Gallicam / LUTETIOE / Anno 1755” [printed]

Measurements:

String Length:

Total Length:

Body Length:

34.5

Upper Width:

16.2

Rib Depth:

5

Middle Width:

11.2

Bottom Width:

20

Previous Owner:

Millant-Deroux

Information Source:

Milliot 1997, pp. 207-09

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Photographs:

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Auctions:

Comments:

Milliot 1997, pp. 207-09

Milliot 1997, pp. 207-09 (F+B body only, head F+B and 3/4, treble soundhole [color])

Striped back and ribs, 2-piece table, double purfling. La Fille head; 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side (pegs redone in 19th C.). Tailpiece said to be original, with sculpted sides and diagonal upper edge. Bridge marked “R. et M. Millant.”