DHV:
729
Tourin ID:
PARIS 40

1724

Treble

Dieulafait

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

F, Caen

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

F, Paris

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Musée de la musique

Head:

Scroll

Catalog Number:

E.979.2.67

Label Text:

Dieulafait / a Caen / 1724 [handwritten on inside of back]

Measurements:

Body Length:

36.6

String Length:

38

Rib Depth:

7.9

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

18.6

14.3

22.1

Previous Owner:

Geneviève Thibault, Comtesse de Chambure, -1979

Information Source:

Museum’s website; Bran-Ricci 1980, p. 49; Museum to PT 9/79

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Gétreau 1996, p. 728; Bran-Ricci 1980, p. 49

On museum’s website (FB+S, head side; front, front 3/4, head side [color]); Khazine 2004, p. 7 (front 3/4)

1-piece back and ribs of walnut (also pegbox); table has painted purfling. Tailpiece and back crossbars not original. Scroll has flat sides. Place where maker worked unknown (Bran-Ricci 1980); here assumed to be Paris.