Giovanni Battista Gabrielli, Florence, 1750

Violin: 68507

Labeled, "Gio Batista Gabbrielli, fece in Firenze, 1750."

Labeled to the inside back, "S-278."

Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with wide flame ascending slightly from the center seam.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with medium width grain broadening slightly toward the edges.

Scroll: of quarter cut maple with finer flame.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of an orangish brown color.

Length of back: 35.4 cm

Upper bouts: 16.4 cm

Middle bouts: 11.4 cm

Lower bouts: 20.3 cm


in 1970 Sold by Rembert Wurlitzer Inc.
from 1970 Anonymous
in 2002 Anonymous
until 2014 Anonymous
in 2014 Sold by Tarisio
from 2014 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Ratcliff, London (2014) Dates the latest ring of both sides as 1744. Written report available for purchase upon request.
  • Certificate: Rembert Wurlitzer Inc., New York, NY (1970)

Cozio holds copies of many certificates and other documents, some of which are available to view on request. Please contact us if you wish to view a particular document. (Note that we do not always have permission to share documents.)


You already have a Tarisio account. Please login to continue.

Forgot Password



Please register or ​to continue.



Please register or ​to continue.

We have sent you an email.
Please follow the link to confirm your registration.


Create Your Password

Click the button below and we'll email you a link to generate your Tarisio password.