DHV:
935
Tourin ID:

1688

Bass

Michel

Collichon

# of Strings:

7

Place Made:

F, Paris

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

I, Laveno Monbello

Sound Holes:

C

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Male?

Catalog Number:

Label Text:

Michel Colichon / A Paris 1688 [handwritten]

Measurements:

Body Length:

67.4

String Length:

Rib Depth:

12.6

Upper Width:

Middle Width:

Bottom Width:

31

22.5

37.3

Previous Owner:

Information Source:

Muthesius 1996, no. 3; Kessler 1990, p. 55

Literature:

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Muthesius 1996; Kessler 1990, p. 55

Muthesius 1996, p. 48 (interior); [on owner’s website (front)]

Ghielmi 2014 (Forqueray); Ghielmi 2012 (Barbarian Beauty); Ghielmi 2009 (Marais); Ghielmi 2008 (CPE Bach); Ghielmi 2006 (Graun/Accent); Ghielmi 2005 (Graun/CPO); Ghielmi 2005a (”Duo”: German); Ghielmi 1998 (Graun/Astrée); Ghielmi 1998a (Bach)

Muthesius 1996, no. 3: Body of mahogany: 5-piece table, 1-piece back. Neck and head not original (converted to a cello in 18th C., then reconverted). New neck in 1994, modeled on nos. 1 and 2.