Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, Paris, c. 1855


Violin: 23054

Labeled, "Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume à Paris Rue Croix des Petits Champs."

Back: in two piecse of quarter cut maple with medium width flame decending slightly from the center

Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium-broad grain narrowing toward the center

Scroll: of maple with medium flame

Ribs: of maple with broad flame.

Varnish: of a reddish orange-brown color.

Length of back: 35.5 cm

Upper bouts: 17.1 cm

Middle bouts: 11.8 cm

Lower bouts: 21.1 cm

Provenance

until 1973 Jacques Francais
from 1973 Barbara Cumberland
until 2011 Anonymous
in 2011 Sold by Tarisio Private Sales
from 2011 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Francais, New York, NY (1973) #950.

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References

  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 48

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