Lorenzo Ventapane, Naples, c. 1820

Violin: 79024

Labeled, "Ferdinandus Gagliano filius, Nicolai fecit Neap. 1702."

Back: in two pieces of maple cut partially on the slab with random figurations throughout.

Top: in two unmatched pieces of spruce with wider grain on the bass side and narrower grain on the treble.

Scroll: of plainer maple.

Ribs: Similar.

Varnish: of a golden brown colour.

Length of back: 35.8 cm

Upper bouts: 16.6 cm

Middle bouts: 11.6 cm

Lower bouts: 20.9 cm


in 2017 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Proforma Certificate: Tarisio, New York, NY (2017) Certificate to be issued upon sale.
  • Certificate: Hieronymus Köstler, Stuttgart (2015)

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