Antonio Gragnani, Livorno, 1779

Violin: 47361

Bearing its original label, "Antonius Gragnani fecit Liburni Anno 1779" and branded "AG" on the button and lower rib.

Back: Two-piece of irregular medium curl ascending slightly from the joint; purfling of whale bone

Top: of even medium grain, widening towards the flanks; purfling of whale bone

Scroll: of wood similar to back

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden amber

Length of back: 35.5 cm


in 1971 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1914)

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  • Puttick & Simpson Catalogue of Musical Instruments, June 3, 1971, London, Puttick & Simpson, Puttick & Simpson, London (illustrated)


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