Giuseppe Gagliano, Naples, 1784

Violin: 45049

Labeled, "Joseph Gagliano Filius Nicolai fecit Neap. 1784."

Back: Two-piece cut on the slab of fain irregular narrow curl

Top: of medium to broad grain

Scroll: plain

Ribs: cut on the quarter of medium to narrow curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.3 cm


in 1982 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1957)

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  • Four Centuries of Violin Making: Fine Instruments from the Sotheby's Archive, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, Boston (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments, Part II Auction Catalog, November 4, 1982, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • Sotheby's Photo Archive


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