Violin by J Gagliano, c.1780

Object type
instrument
Description
Stringed instrument: Violin by Januarius Gagliano, c.1780

No label

Two piece back of plain maple with ribs of a similar cut. The head appears to be made from fruitwood - possibly plum. Table from two pieces of spruce of narrow to medium growth. The instrument retains most of its thinly applied orange/brown spirit varnish.
Artist/Maker
Date made
c.1780
Classification
woodwork
Technique
joined
Material
maple, spruce, ebony
Object type
Type Length Width Height Diameter Unit (length)
Stop 191 mm
Neck 130 mm
Back 356 mm
Upper Bout 166 mm
Middle Bout 113.5 mm
Lower Bout 204.5 mm
Back (with caliper)
Upper Bout (with caliper) mm
Middle Bout (with caliper) mm
Lower Bout (with caliper) mm
Total String Length 325.5 mm
Accession No
2002.445

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