DHV:
1572
Tourin ID:

1902

Bass

Henry

Francais

# of Strings:

7+7 (?)

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Head:

Open scroll

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

[Caressa & Français no. 27]

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Information Source:

Vichy Enchères 12/11/10, lot 75 (viewed on line)

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Vichy Enchères 12/11/10, lot 75 (viewed on line)

Vichy Enchères 12/11/10, lot 75 (front, back at angle from below [color]); Vichy Enchères 6/14/08, lot ??, selective advertising brochure, viewed online (F+B [color])

Vichy Enchères 2010/12/11, lot 75

“Belle viole da gambe faite par Henry FRANCAIS en 1902 à sept cordes + cordes sympathiques, portant étiquette originale Caressa & Français n• 27.” Both table and back have double purfling plus single around C-holes and fleur-de-lys at body corners; recognized by S. Peck as copy of R. Chéron = Brussels 1432 (BRUS 40).