Italian violin of the Gagliano School circa 1800, labelled Joseph Gagliano Filius Nicolai fecit Neap…, the two piece back of medium curl with similar wood to the sides, the head (probably later) of plainish wood, the table of a fine width grain widening to the flanks and the varnish of a deep golden brown colour, 13 13/16″, 35cm

*This instrument is sold with a certificate of authenticity from Ealing Strings of London dated 3rd August 1982 and bears the Hill no 2004 stamped to the end of the fingerboard

Sold for £10000