Antonio Gragnani, Livorno, c. 1770

Violin: 84198

Labeled, "Antonius Gragnani fecit, Liburni anno 1773."

Branded to the button and the lower rib, "A. G."
Branded to the inside top, "W. E. Hill."
Rosewood fittings.

Back: in two pieces of slab cut maple with medium narrow flame descending from the bass side.

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

Ribs: and head of similar wood.

Varnish: of a brown-orange color.

Length of back: 35.3 cm

Upper bouts: 16.2 cm

Middle bouts: 11.0 cm

Lower bouts: 20.2 cm


in 1939 Sold by Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.
from 1939 Anonymous
until 2018 Anonymous
in 2018 Sold by Tarisio
from 2018 Current owner

Certificates & Documents

  • Proforma Certificate: Tarisio, New York, NY (2018)
  • Certificate: Tarisio, New York, NY (2018)
  • Certificate: Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., New York, NY (1939)

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