Ferdinando Gagliano, Naples, 1785

Violin: 46117

Labeled, "Ferdinandus Gagliano Filius Nicolai fecit Neap 1785."

Back: Two-piece of broad curl

Top: of narrow grain, widening slightly towards the flanks

Scroll: plain

Ribs: of curl similar to back

Varnish: Golden-orange

Length of back: 35.1 cm


until 1983 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1983 Dr. R. E. Simon
in 1991 Sold by Phillip's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1983)

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  • Phillip's Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, November 21, 1991, London, Phillip's, Phillip's, London (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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