François-Louis Pique, Paris, 1810

Violin: 81669

Labeled, "Pique rue des deux Ecus au coin de celle Grenelle St Honoré à Paris 1810."

Inscribed to the inside back, "Pique a Paris, 1810" and signed next to the inscription.
Illustrated in "Nicolas Lupot" by Sylvette Milliot, Vol.2, pp 135-138.
The back decorated with a country-life scene with the main subjects of the Italian commedia dell’arte, in the style of the 18th-century French artist Antoine Watteau. The ribs decorated with painted motifs of crowns of laurel and acanthe leaves in the First Empire style.
Read Sylvette Milliot's Carteggio feature mentioning this violin.
Read Jason Price's Carteggio feature on this violin.

Back: in one piece of quarter cut maple with medium-width flame ascending from the treble side, with a painting representing characters from the Commedia dell'arte.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium-width grain broadening towards the edges.

Scroll: of similar maple.

Ribs: of similar wood and decorated with floral designs, in the style of the Republique.

Varnish: of a dark reddish-brown color.

Length of back: 35.7 cm

Upper bouts: 16.7 cm

Middle bouts: 11.3 cm

Lower bouts: 20.7 cm

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in 2017 Claude Lebet
until 2022 Anonymous
in 2022 Sold by Tarisio
from 2022 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Proforma Certificate: Tarisio, Berlin (2022)

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  • Nicolas Lupot, Ses Contemporains et Ses Successeurs, Sylvette Milliot, JMB Impressions, Messigny-et-Vantoux


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