Alessandro Gagliano, Naples, 1720

Violin: 48520

Bearing a facsimile label, "Alexandri Gagliano Alumnus /Stradivarius fecit Neap oli / anno 17 - -."

Back: One-piece

Scroll: by Gennaro Gagliano

Ribs: of wood similar to back

Varnish: Golden

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.3 cm

Middle bouts: 10.9 cm

Lower bouts: 20 cm


until 1906 W. E. Hill & Sons
from 1906 E. D. Estall
until 1942 S. E. Jackson
1942 - 1992 Gerald Segelman
from 1992 Segelman Trust

Certificates & Documents

  • Certificate: W. E. Hill & Sons, London (1906)

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  • The Strad, 1942, London, May 1942
  • The Strad, 1942, London, Jun 1942 (illustrated)
  • Mr Black's Violins: The extraordinary obsession of Gerald Segelman, Andrew Hooker, Cozio Publishing, Boston (illustrated)
  • W. E. Hill & Sons Photographic Archive (illustrated)


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