Fine Antique Italian Violin Lab.N GAGLIANO 1773

  • 4100.00 £
  • Published date: October 10, 2018
    • Atherstone, Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Fine Antique Italian Violin Lab.N GAGLIANO 1773


⭕ This violin is described base on the certificate that is found with it that seems to match it.I dont accept responsibility for its authenticity,since I am not an expert.
Settling the Estate of a late violinist;An exceptionally beautiful full size antique violin found in the basement of the Cape Cod property,with the certificate found in the attic of the house between other old documents and books.
Labelled:Nicolaus Gagliano Filius
Alexandri fecit Neap 17(73)
On the back of the certificate is written by handThis certificate was made out July 18/1922.
Was made by the famous maker,Nicolas Gagliano in the city of Naples in the year 1773.
It is a magnificent example of the makers work.The wood employed in its construction is of the choicest selection.The back is formed by two pieces of (this part is worn out or eaten by insects) maple.The top is of spruce of fine grain.The varnish is of an orange brown color.The instrument is in a splendid state of preservation and is number 6198 in owr records.Signed Lyon Healy.
Obviously,The violin has gone through some repairs since 1922,as you can see in the pictures:
The top has few repairs including the soundpost area.The soundpost crack has an internal patch.The ribs have some repairs.The back has a grafted button and a 2 inch hair crack at the chinrest area.Also the middle seam has been reglued.The neck is grafted.The scroll has no damage.The pegholes are bushed.
The present owners have a local repairman set the violin up and glue the seams.
The body length is 354 mm.
The sound of the violin is indeed amazing with lots of color and brilliance.

Phone number ✆ 01789 686190
Atherstone, Warwickshire




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