Ferdinando Gagliano, Naples, 1775


Viola: 40165

Labeled, "Ferdinandus Gagliano Filius Nicolai fecit Neap. 1775"

Back: Two-piece of medium curl, double-purfled and decorated with fleur-de-lys design

Top: of medium grain, double-purfled and decorated with fleur-de-lys design

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange-gold

Length of back: 36.9 cm

Provenance

in 1987 Sold by Christie's
... ...
in 2002 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, PA (1972)

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References

  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 11, 1987, London, Christie's, Christie's, 1987 (illustrated)
  • Encyclopedia of Violin-Makers, Volume 1, Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn Ltd., London, 1968 (illustrated)
  • Italian Violin Makers (1964), Karel Jalovec, Paul Hamlyn, London, 1964 (illustrated)
  • Italian Violin-Makers (1952), Karel Jalovec, Orbis, Prague, 1952 (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's - Search http://www.sothebys.com/content/sothebys/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2002/musical-instruments-l02252/lot.82.html
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 12, 2002, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London, 2002

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