DHV:
205
Tourin ID:
CALD 05

1750 C

Bass

Jean-Nicolas

Lambert

# of Strings:

7

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

USA, Oberlin, OH

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Caldwell, Catharina Meints

Head:

Indian

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

...par Lambert a Paris 17-- [handwritten]

Measurements:

String Length:

70.5

Total Length:

Body Length:

72.9

Upper Width:

33.1

Rib Depth:

13.5

Middle Width:

22.4

Bottom Width:

39

Previous Owner:

Tony Bingham, -1970

Information Source:

TGM visit 7/92

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Caldwell 2012, pp. 84-87; Caldwell 1974, pp. 70-1

Caldwell 2012, pp. 84-87 (FB+S, head FB+S [color]); Caldwell 1977 (Vox SVBX 5142), p. 3 (F+B); Caldwell 1974, pp. 70-1 (FB+S)

Caldwell 1993 (Marais); Caldwell 1981 (Berlin Court); Caldwell 1979 (Marais); Caldwell 1977 (French Baroque);

Restored by Paul Reichlin, Zurich, including new back (found with non-original one) and enlarged table; single purfling on table, inked double lines on back. Head and pegbox are original, depicting a “noble savage” with a feathered cap, similar to costume designs for Rameau’s opera Les Indes Galantes. Pegbox with decorated back and sides; bridge by J. Caldwell; label now almost completely illegible. Tourin/JVdGSA dimensions: 130.0, 73.1, 33.5/22.1/38.7, 14.0, 72.0