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


Viola: 50819

Numbered 2610.

Back: Two-piece and bearing the painted coat-of-arms of Count Cheremetoff

Length of back: 41.2 cm

Upper bouts: 18.5 cm

Middle bouts: 13.1 cm

Lower bouts: 23.5 cm

There are 8 additional images in the archive which are not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


Notes:

Jacques Francais notes: "Grade: A+".

The Jacques Francais Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Washington, DC

Provenance

from 1865 Victor Charles Antoine de Riquet (2nd Duc de Caraman)
until 1923 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1923 Nathan E. Posner
until 1993 Jacques Français
from 1993 Yoshiro Sawada
in c. 2010 Chi-Mei Culture Foundation, Taiwan

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Jacques Français, New York, NY (1993) #4030.

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.)

References

  • Violins & Violinists, January, 1948, Harvey S. Whistler, William Lewis & Son, Chicago (illustrated)
  • Private Archives - 10072
  • The Jacques Français Rare Violins, Inc. Photographic Archive and Business Records, 1844-1998, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Box 48 (illustrated)

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