Giovanni Battista Gabrielli, Florence, 1765

Violin: 45358

Labeled, "Joannes Baptista Gabbrielli Florentinus fecit 176*."

Back: One-piece of medium to narrow curl descending slightly from left to right

Top: of fine even grain

Scroll: later, of narrow curl

Ribs: of narrow curl

Varnish: Golden-brown

Length of back: 35.6 cm


until 1961 L. P. Balmforth & Son
... ...
in 1986 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: L.P. Balmforth, Leeds (1961)
  • Receipt: L.P. Balmforth, Leeds (1961)
  • Certificate: J. W. Briggs, Glasgow (1961) Signed by Henry Briggs

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  • Sotheby's Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 12, 1986, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)


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