Saquin [?]

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Saquin [?]

Instrument: violin

Classification: 3 Chordophones / 32 Composite chordophones / 321 Lutes / 321.3 Handle lutes / 321.32 Necked lutes / 321.322 Necked box lutes or necked guitars / 321.322-71 Necked box lutes or necked guitars with a bow

Violin maker: Sacquin?

Date: 1842 [?]

Town: Paris [?]

Country: France [?]

Owner: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage’s Collection of Violins

Inventory number: KIL-71, identification no. MKiS XV-c-71

Provenance: bought from Jan Dąbrowski from Warsaw, its long time owner, on 18 Nov. 1969

Description: classic style; spruce belly, two-piece sycamore back; varnish in light brown shades; probably a good German master copy with a noble, even sound; good for solo performances

Inscriptions: printed label reading: SACQUIN, Luthier, / Rue Beauregard, 14, / à Paris 1842(?)

Measurements: body length 355 mm, upper bout 165 mm, middle bout 108 mm, lower bout 207 mm

Materials: spruce, sycamore

Catalog card: based on the Union of Polish Artist Violin Makers’ documentation

<< Back