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Musée de la musique
Paulus Alletsee hof. / Lauten und Geigen / macher in München / 1720 [printed except 20]
Henri Cesbron, 1916-34; Paul Cesbron, Paris, before 1906 - 1916
TGM visit 8/11; museum’s website; Gétreau 1996, p. 703; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78
Gétreau 1996, p. 703
On museum’s website (FB+S, head side; front 7/8, head side [color]); [by TGM: rosette, label (color)]
1-piece back, table also apparently 1-piece, with rosette (and large patch outboard of bass soundhole); some remnants of purfling now at or beyond edge of table; none on back. Marked “EB” on neck heel. Scroll and pegbox with fluted back appear integral with cello neck, set at angle but fingerboard (stained black) is wedge-shaped as well; tailpiece still attaches to a hookbar.