DHV:
1681
Tourin ID:

1750 C

Pardessus

Feyzeau

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

F, Bordeaux

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B, Loupoigne

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

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Label Text:

Feydeau [stamped at top of back]

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Previous Owner:

Information Source:

E-mails from owner, 10-11/15

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Comments:

[Unpublished, from owner,10-11/15: F+B, body only; FB+S, head 3/4, brand stamp; front full next to ex-Dolmetsch Feyzeau (color); eBay.fr, 9/15 (front [color]).

Fingerboard and tailpiece with wide ivory strip at bridge ends, tailpiece with large, round “baseball” ornament also on Yale and ex-Dolmetsch pardessus by Feyzeau. Head missing, freshly cut off the presumably original pegbox; 5 pegs also present. Description on eBay.fr, (seen 10/11/15, with listing or sale date identified as “il y a 2 semaines” and place as “Bordeaux 33, France”): “Exceptionnel pardessus de viole par le luthier Feyzeau à Bordeaux au 18e siècle, marqué au fer Feyzeau, étiquette intérieure, dans l’état, à restaurer ou à garder tel. Une clé cassée, les 5 autres complètes, manche anciennement cassé et réparé, entièrement d’origine, très beau, vers 1750.” [Is label therefore undated?]