DHV:
1462
Tourin ID:

Pardessus

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

F,

Body Shape:

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

D.MR.R.436

Label Text:

Measurements:

String Length:

Total Length:

Body Length:

31.2

Upper Width:

14.7

Rib Depth:

6.4

Middle Width:

10.6

Bottom Width:

18.4

Previous Owner:

Musée du Louvre (on deposit since 1996); Musée des Arts décoratifs, 1908- (?); Collection Révoil, Collection Sauvageot

Information Source:

Museum’s website

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Comments:

On museum’s website (FB+S [color])

1-piece back, 2-piece table, both with double purfling. Ribs of “bois de violette”; tailpiece of mahogany; neck covered with mother of pearl; ebony fingerboard with bone inlays.