Ferdinando Gagliano, Naples, 1782

Violin: 44379

Bearing its original label, "Ferdinand Gagliano filius Nicholai fecit Neap 1782."

Back: Two-piece with curl of medium width

Top: of pine of medium-width grain

Scroll: of faint curl

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden brown

Length of back: 35.2 cm


until 1945 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1945 Robert Augustus Bower
until 1949 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1949 R. Good
in 1970 Sold by Sotheby's
from 1970 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1949)

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 22, 1970, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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