Chappuy Quinton

Description (Brief):

This Quinton was made by Nicolas Chappuy in Paris, France, around 1770-1780. It is made of a two-piece spruce top of a fine grain, two-piece maple back of a fine figure descending from the center seam, ribs of maple of a plain and a faint figure, and yellow-gold colored varnish. The carved human head, pegbox and neck are of maple and are original to the instrument. This instrument is stamped on the back:

Description (Brief)

N. Chappuy

Date Made: 1770-1780

Maker: Chappuy, Nicolas

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, Paris

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Lex K. Larson in memory of Arthur Larson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1994.0036.04Accession Number: 1994.0036Catalog Number: 1994.0036.04

Object Name: quinton

Physical Description: spruce (overall material)maple (overall material)Measurements: overall: 25 1/4 in x 8 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 64.135 cm x 20.955 cm x 8.89 cm


Record Id: nmah_607578

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