Labeled, "Medailles d'or et d'argent, C. Jacquot, luthier, 19 rue Gambetta 19, Nancy."
Also labelled, "1878." Branded to the inside back, top & upper block, "Jacquot, Nancy." Inscribed to the inside back, "Fray C. H." and to the upper block, "V. A. B., 1888."
Read Marie Turini-Viard's Carteggio feature on this violin.
Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with medium to broad-width flame descending slightly from the center seam.
Top: in two pieces of spruce with narrow-width grain broadening towards the edges.
Ribs: and head of similar wood.
Varnish: of a yellowish orange-brown color.
Length of back: 35.6 cm
Upper bouts: 16.7 cm
Middle bouts: 11.2 cm
Lower bouts: 20.6 cm