Nicolò Gagliano, Naples, 1748

Violin: 45280

Labeled, "Nicolaus Gagliano Filius / Alexandri fecit Neap. 1748."

Back: Two-piece of medium curl descending from the joint

Top: of fine grain, broadening towards the flanks

Scroll: plain, by Panormo

Ribs: of narrower curl

Varnish: Light golden brown

Length of back: 35.3 cm


until 1954 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1954 Girandon
in 1984 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: Chardon & Fils, Paris (1954)
  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1954)

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  • Christie's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, January 17, 1984, New York, Christie's, Christie's, New York (illustrated)


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