Giovanni Battista Gabrielli, Florence, 1771

Violin: 46330

Bearing its original label manuscript: "G. Gabrielly Florent* * Fecit 1771" and branded "G. B. G." on the heel.

Back: Two-piece of medium to narrow curl ascending slightly from the joint

Top: of medium grain, opening out towards the flanks

Scroll: of narrow curl

Ribs: cut on the slab, of faint irregular curl

Varnish: Golden-orange

Length of back: 35.4 cm


until 1958 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1958 Miss McKeown
in 1983 Sold by Sotheby's

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1958)

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  • Sotheby's Highly Important Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, Part II, June 23, 1983, London, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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