Alessandro Gagliano, Naples, 1715

Violin: 44666

Labeled, "Alexander Gagliano Fecit Neap. 17**."

Back: One-piece cut on the slab with narrow curl descending from left to right

Top: of medium grain in the center, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: plain

Ribs: cut on the slab of irregular medium to narrow curl

Varnish: Golden-orange

Length of back: 35.9 cm

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in 1988 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Gaetano Pollastri, Bologna (1953)
  • Certificate: Ferdinando Garimberti, Milan (1951)

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, June 9, 1987, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, March 31, 1988, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • The Violin Book, Bafalon, London (illustrated)


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