Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, Paris, 1829, the 'Waddell, Kaufmann'

Violin: 24809

Labeled, "J. B. Vuillaume, rue Croix-des-Petits-Champs à Paris, an 1829, #165."

Signed to the upper left inside back.

Back: of one piece quarter sawn maple with broad horizontal flame.

Top: of two piece spruce with even medium grain.

Ribs: and head of similar wood.

Varnish: or a reddish-brown color.

Length of back: 35.7 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 21.0 cm

There are 5 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


R. D. Waddell
Sold by Nathan E. Posner
Louis Kaufman
Albert Vertchamp
until 2011 Anonymous
in 2011 Sold by Tarisio
from 2011 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1929) and interior pictures of maker's signature and inscription to the inside top and back.
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London

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  • Tarisio Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 3, 2011, London, Tarisio, Tarisio, London
  • Violins & Violinists, February-March, 1948, Ernest N. Doring, William Lewis & Son, Chicago


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