Instrument

 

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Label: "Joseph Gagliano Filius / Nicolai Neap 1765"
Back: Two-piece of narrow curl
Ribs: of wood similar to back
Front: of wide grain
Varnish: Red-brown
Body Length: 35.6 cm.
Upper Bout: 16.5 cm.
Lower Bout: 20.3 cm.

Photos

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  • front
  • back

Iconography Index

"Januarius Gagliano", The Strad, October, 1959, 1959: Black-and-white photos (front, back & side).

Tarisio's Fine Musical Instruments Online Auction Catalog, October 14-15, 2009, New York: Color photos (front, back & scroll).


Notes

"Restoration in progress. Lower bass rib replaced. . . .ascribed to Gennaro, probably by Joseph & Antonio c.1800. . ."
Tarisio's Fine Musical Instruments Online Auction Catalog, October 14-15, 2009, New York.

Provenance

Owner Owned From Owned In Owned Till Price paid
...         
John Maltese (Natchitoches, Louisiana / Wheaton, Illinois)  1959       
Ralph P. Powell (Smethwick)      1959   
...         

Current owner Current owner
Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician Indicates that the owner is or was also a musician

Auctions

Auction Date Note Estimate Hammer Price
Tarisio, New York  Oct-15-2009  ascribed to  $30,000 - $50,000  For members only 

Including buyer's premium
Current record for maker and instrument type
Record at time of sale for maker and instrument type

Certificates

Certificate: Hart & Son, London, 1959 or earlier. Ascribes the instrument to Gennaro Gagliano.