DHV:
1486
Tourin ID:

1742

Pardessus

Jean

Ouvrard

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

GB, Brighton

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Brighton City Museum

Head:

Female

Catalog Number:

WA 100576 (R.5773/6)

Label Text:

[presumably: Ouvrard, luthier, place de l'Ecole, à Paris, 1742]

Measurements:

String Length:

32

Total Length:

Body Length:

34.4

Upper Width:

17

Rib Depth:

4.5

Middle Width:

13

Bottom Width:

20.5

Previous Owner:

Albert Spencer, -1960

Information Source:

Museum to TGM, 6/07 + 1/10

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Comments:

[Unpublished, from museum 2/08: front 3/4, B+S, head (color)]

Back and ribs of a darker wood, perhaps walnut or even mahogany? Double purfling on both front and back, the latter in blond lines. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side.