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Inscription

Printed label: RENAULT & CHATELAIN, rue de Braque, au / coin de la rue Ste. Avoy., A Paris, 17[handwritten: 89]; stamped at top of back and below rose: S. RENAULT / A PARIS

Provenance

Before 1954, Charles Enel (1880-1954), Paris, France; 1954, by descent to his successor, Frederic Royer (1926-2005), Paris, France; 2001, sold by Royer to Jean Michel Renard, Bellenaves, France; 2006, sold by Renard to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 21, 2006)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

1789

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

2006.1223

Medium or Technique

Maple, spruce, ebony, ivory

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Chordophones