DHV:
1304
Tourin ID:

1747

Pardessus

Louis

Guersan ?

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB, London

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Open scroll

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

Ludovicus Guersan prope Commoediam / Gallicam Lutetiae Anno 1747 [printed, looking like calligraphy; NB not usual upright format]

Measurements:

String Length:

31.9

Total Length:

Body Length:

32.9

Upper Width:

16

Rib Depth:

5.7

Middle Width:

11

Bottom Width:

19

Previous Owner:

Information Source:

TGM visit 10/01

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Auctions:

Comments:

[By TGM: F+B (color)]

2-piece back of dark wood, not flamed, with black (painted?) line along middle, crossing purfling at top and bottom. Single purfling front and back. Scroll barely open, with narrow relief-carved line of chevron-like leaves. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side.