DHV:
248
Tourin ID:
DRESCH 1

1757 ?

Pardessus

François

Nicolas

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

F, Mirecourt ?

Body Shape:

Current Location:

CH, Basel

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

“François ... 17[?57]” [handwritten]; “F N” in cartouche on back

Measurements:

Body Length:

31.2

String Length:

30.1

Rib Depth:

4.4

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

15.3

10.8

18.7

Previous Owner:

Firma Walter Hamma, Stuttgart

Information Source:

Owner to TGM, 8/01; also earlier to Tourin

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Comments:

Arched back (2-piece), illegible label. Perhaps originally only 5-string. Fingerboard, tailpiece, pegs, top block new; perhaps also bottom block and linings. Pegbox has small (ca. 2 x 1 cm) window in back beneath top peg, also carved decoration on sides of back and front edges.