Lob 360 mm. He was born in 1797 in Mirecourt, France. Worked in Dijon. Fllat modelled Stradivari derived violins. Soft amber-coloured varnish. This violin is stamped on the inside back: J. Barbe. He is the father of Telesphore Barbe.
2 short wing cracks in the upper part of both F holes.