Giuseppe & Antonio Gagliano, Naples, 1805

Violin: 43461

Labeled, "Joseph & Antonius Gagliano, Fec. Anno 1805, In Platea dicta Cerriglio."

Back: Two-piece of faint medium to broad curl descending from the joint

Top: of fine to open grain

Scroll: of curl similar to back

Ribs: of curl similar to back

Varnish: Golden yellow

Length of back: 35.5 cm


in 1996 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: John & Arthur Beare, London (1996)

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  • Bedeutende Streichinstrumente Italienischer und Französischer Meister, November 24, 1997, Luzern, Luzern (illustrated)
  • Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 11, 1996, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive


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