François-Louis Pique, Paris, c. 1793
Labeled, "Pique 1793, rue coquillliere, vis a vis l'hotel du coulage de France, Paris."
Back: in one piece of quarter cut maple with medium flame descending slightly from the bass toward the treble side.
Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium grain broadening slightly toward the edges.
Scroll: of plain maple.
Ribs: of maple with fine flame.
Varnish: of a reddish brown color.
Length of back: 35.9 cm
Upper bouts: 16.9 cm
Middle bouts: 11.4 cm
Lower bouts: 20.9 cm
|in 2016||Current owner|