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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