Instrument

 
Label: "Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume / 3 Rue Demours-Ternes" and a second label in manuscript "Imitation précise du Stradivarius du / Comte Cozio di Salabue daté 1716 / le 'Messie' fait par J.B. Vuillaume 1873" and numbered 2936
Back: Two-piece
Body Length: 35.6 cm.
Upper Bout: 16.8 cm.
Center Bout: 11.2 cm.
Lower Bout: 20.8 cm.

Photos

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  • front & back

Iconography Index

Jean Baptiste Vuillaume et sa Famille, Sylvette Milliot, Les Amis de la Musique, Spa, 2006: Black-and-white photos (front, back & side).

World of Strings, Spring, 1970, William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, 1970: Black-and-white photos (front & back).


Notes

"Copy of Messie Strad ; carved boxwood trimmings by Vuillaume."
"The Works of Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, Part IV", Ernest N. Doring, Violins & Violinists, July-August, 1948, 1948.

Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
...         
William Moennig & Son (Philadelphia)         
...         
Louis Feiler         
...         
W.E. Hill & Sons         
...         

Current owner Current owner
Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician

References

Jean Baptiste Vuillaume et sa Famille, Sylvette Milliot, Les Amis de la Musique, Spa, 2006.

World of Strings, Spring, 1970, William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, 1970.

"The Works of Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, Part IV", Ernest N. Doring, Violins & Violinists, July-August, 1948, 1948.