Alessandro Gagliano, Naples, date unknown

Violin: 45224

Labeled, "Nicolas Gagliano" and numbered 9471 on the inside of the back.

Back: One-piece cut on the slab

Top: of narrow grain

Scroll: later, probably by Joseph or Antonio Gagliano

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Orange gold

Length of back: 35.1 cm


in 2008 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Kenneth Warren & Son, Chicago, IL (1979)
  • Letter: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1931)

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  • Christie's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, April 1, 1998, London, Christie's, Christie's, London (illustrated)
  • Skinner's Fine Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, October 12, 2008, Boston, Skinner, Skinner, Boston (illustrated)


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