Gagliano School Attributed Bass Violin
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5B2919 Attributed Gagliano School Bass Violin, with strong influence of the Raffael and Antonio Gagliano shop. Made in Naples Italy, circa 1850 Modified 7/8th size, gamba shaped, flatback model Bass Violin Top table is a two piece plate of medium to wide grained semi-slab cut fir with lower sectional wings of similar character top wood Back table is a two piece sectional plate of modified slab cut maple with low bout sectional wings originally added to the back table. Ribs are of matching character modified slab cut maple to that of the back table. Neck & Scroll:are not original and are of a latter period. Gears are Tyrolean gears with pernambuco knobs which are inlaid with mother of pearl dots. Varnish: is a brownish amber color with great depth and transparency Wonderful Principal Orchestral Bass, with even strong projection. A very impressive Bass in all aspects.
- Overall Body length 44-1/8"
- Width across the upper bout 20-1/2"
- Width across the center bout 7-3/8"
- Width across the lower bout 26-5/8"
- Mensure: 40-7/8"