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Violin

1969.2658 (RS120187)

Description

Violin with three loose strings. Rectangular case with red velvet interior. Two bows stored in lid of case, one from Paris, the other from Germany.

Details

Maker
Possibly Fendt, Bernhard Simon, I, 1756-1832 (Maker)
Possibly Fendt, Bernhard Simon, II, 1800-1852 (Maker)
Bernadel, Gustave (Vendor)
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
"Thomas N. Codman"
Location of origin
London, England; Paris
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
gut
horsehair
leather
velvet (fabric weave)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Musical T&E; Musical Instruments
Places
Ville de Paris department (Île-de-France, France) [department]
Descriptive terms
Fiddle
gut
horsehair
Instrument, Stringed
leather
velvet (fabric weave)
Violin
violins
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5.25 x 38.375 x 12 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2658
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
171764

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