Giulio Cesare Gigli, Rome, c. 1780-90

Cello: 24735

Labelled, "Julius Caesar Gigli Romanus, fecit Romae, 1789."

Back: in two pieces of quarter sawn maple with medium to narrow width irregular flame.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium width grain widening to the edges.

Scroll: of plainer maple.

Ribs: similar.

Varnish: of a golden yellow brown color.

Length of back: 73.0 cm (28 3/4 inches)

Upper bouts: 33.5 cm

Middle bouts: 23.2 cm

Lower bouts: 43.0 cm


in 2013 Sold by Tarisio Private Sales

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Peter Biddulph, London (2014)
  • Certificate: Étienne Vatelot, Paris (1994)

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  • Tarisio's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 3, 2011, London, Tarisio, Tarisio


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