Gennaro Gagliano, Naples, 1750

Violin: 44186

Back: One-piece of broad prominent curl sloping downwards from right to left

Top: of spruce of fine to medium grain

Scroll: of narrower and less pronounced curls

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Red-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm

Upper bouts: 16.5 cm

Middle bouts: 11.3 cm

Lower bouts: 20.6 cm

There is 1 additional image in the archive which is not available publicly. Please contact us for more information.


until 1964 William Lewis & Son
from 1964 David Margetts
in 1969 Janos Szanto
... ...
in 1977 Theodore Marchetti
... ...
in 1997 Machold Rare Violins, Ltd

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Kenneth Warren & Son, Chicago, IL (1997)
  • Certificate: William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia, PA (1969)
  • Certificate: William Lewis & Son, Chicago, IL (1964) #8404.

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  • The Strad, June, 1977, London (illustrated)
  • World of Strings, Autumn, 1968, William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia (illustrated)
  • Private Papers


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