Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, Paris, 1865, the 'Chimay'

Violin: 50673

Numbered 2611.

Back: Two-piece, with the painted arms of the Count Caraman de Chimay

Length of back: 35.6 cm

Upper bouts: 16.8 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.8 cm

There are 2 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Illustrated in Sotheby's exhibition catalog 25-30 October 2012, pp. 34-35


Victor Antoine Charles de Riquet (Duc de Caraman-Chimay)
from 1925 Nathan E. Posner
Sol Kinder
1938-1948 Louis Feiler
... ...
1980-2009 Olivier Jaques
from 2009 Danny Spycher

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY #300.

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


  • Bein & Fushi Catalog, Summer, 1979, Bein & Fushi, Inc, Bein & Fushi, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Conversation with owner, February, 2010
  • Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, Jost Thöne, Jan Röhrmann, Alessandra Barabaschi, Stefan-Peter Greiner & Jost Thöne (illustrated)
  • The Strad, February, 2010, Tim Ingles, Newsquest Specialist Media, London (illustrated)
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 48 (illustrated)
  • Violons, Vuillaume, Rémy Campos, Musée de la Musique, Paris


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