Violon de fer, 19 ème siècle.
Violon de fer du 19 ème siècle.Instrument extrêmement rare inventé en 1744.Cet exemplaire tardif et quoiqu' artisanal a toute sa place dans l'instrumentarium de cette époque.Si l'on doit l'invention à un Bavarois, l'origine de celui ci est très certainement Anglaise.
Viola d'Amore by André Bernard in Liége circa 1900.
Viola d'Amore,7 strings more 7 sympathetics strings,sounding length:13,13/16 inches(35 cms).Made by André Bernard in Liège and bearing label with the following inscription:"André Bernard à Liège,luthier,médaille d'argent,Paris 1900,Liège année 1900,n°250".In good condition.playable.
Harp by COUSINEAU father and son circa 1780.
Harp by COUSINEAU father and son circa 1780.Very decorative harp with exceptional sculptures and paintings in style of POMPEI. Both,father and son have been makers for the queen MARIE ANTOINETTE and after for the empress JOSEPHINE DE BEAUHARNAIS.They made the harp which is in the MALMAISON castle.EMAIL:email@example.com
Hurdy gurdy by CARON in VERSAILLES,1781.
Hurdy gurdy by CARON in VERSAILLES,1781.Label:CARON à VERSAILLES luthier de la reine MARIE ANTOINETTE rue royale à VERSAILLES,1781.Hurdy gurdy with flat back,front cambered.playable with adjustement.refined instrument.for collection,exhibition or to play 18 th century compositions.EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org
Hurdy Gurdy by Lambert in Paris dated 1755.
Hurdy Gurdy by Lambert in Paris bearing a label and a stamp: " Lambert in PARIS 1755". liute -shaped hurdy gurdy,repaired, nice instrument will find his interest in collection, exhibition. or museum.perfect example of the 18th century french workmanship.EMAIL:email@example.com
trumpet marine.19 th century.
The trumpet marine known from the end of 16th century until the first part of 19th is a very rare bowed instrument.Of course, it was not so employed as the others string instruments.It was played principally in monasteries by nuns.But the typical sound and the musical posibilities explain the popularity in such circles.That one of a small size although a late example show a very interesting decoration in the style of Pompéi.
Pochette or dancing master's kit.
Pochette or dancing master's kit.The body veneered with ivory and ebony came from germany where it was made in 18 th century.In the middle of 19th century a crafty violin maker took off the scroll substituting a man or woman face.This one is a bald-headed man with a big moustache.Funny, isn't it ? EMAIL:firstname.lastname@example.org
Hurdy Gurdy by Pajot in Jenzat.Dated 1863.
[Hurdy Gurdy by Pajot in Jenzat dated 1863.this instrument has a pegbox which is the Napoléon III head.It is repaired, playable,very rich decoration with mother of pearl and paintings.Branded Pajot in Jenzat and bearing the label : Pajot in Jenzat Par Gannat (Allier) 1863.EMAIL:email@example.com