Giuseppe & Antonio Gagliano, Naples, c. 1780

Violin: 85399

Labelled, "Nicolaus Gagliano filius, Alexandri fecit neap 17.."

Rosewood fittings.

Back: in two pieces of quarter cut maple with faint, mostly horizontal medium-width flame.

Top: in two pieces of spruce with narrow-width grain broadening towards the edges.

Scroll: of plainer maple.

Ribs: of similar wood.

Varnish: of an orangish golden-brown color.

Length of back: 35.6 cm

Upper bouts: 16.4 cm

Middle bouts: 11.2 cm

Lower bouts: 20.5 cm

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Certificates & Documents

  • Proforma Certificate: Tarisio Europe, London (2019)
  • Dendrochronology report: Peter Ratcliff (photocopy), London Dates the latest ring to the bass and treble sides as 1766 and 1767, respectively.

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