DHV:
178
Tourin ID:
BRUS 47

17..

Pardessus

# of Strings:

5

Place Made:

F,

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

B, Brussels

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée des instruments de musique

Head:

Male

Catalog Number:

0219

Label Text:

Jacobus Staainer Filius, in absam prope omnipontum 1558 [printed except 1558]

Measurements:

Body Length:

32.8

String Length:

30.8

Rib Depth:

4.5

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

15.7

10.7

19

Previous Owner:

François-Joseph Fétis, Brussels

Information Source:

Raspé 1972, p. 216; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78 (?)

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Comments:

Raspé 1972, p. 216; Mahillon 2/1893, 1:313-4

On museum’s website (front [color]); Bragard 1968, pl. IV.11 (front); line drawing in Mahillon 2/1893, 1:314

Formerly converted to violin. Arched back. Mahillon: dessus ou quinton; Raspé: quinton, French, early 18th C.; both say varnish suggests French origin. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side. Museum’s website: date 1730/1790.