VIOLIN BY THEOPHILE VILLARD IN CUSSET 1868
Violin by Theophile VILLARD made in Cusset (Allier - France) in 1868.
Personal model, design of the body with inward rounded innerbouts.
Two piece table of spruce of medium grain, two soundholes in 'C' shape reversed.
One piece back, ribs and head of maple of medium to broad curl.
Varnish of an yellow-ambered color.
Special ebony of macassar tailpiece from the same maker.
Printed label : Théophile Villard, Cusset, 1868
Length of the back : 358 mm