Eldest son of Vincenzo. Born at Naples, 1768. Worked in London at King Street, Soho. Died 1834.
The one piece back of maple of medium curl running horizontally across the back in the mid to upper half and slightly descending across the back from the bass down towards the treble in the lower half. The ribs, pegbox and scroll of similar curl.
The two piece front of pine of medium grain in the centre broadening towards the flanks.
The varnish of a rich warm orange-red colour on a yellow ground.
- Length of back 356.5mm
- Width upper bout 163.5mm
- Width centre bout 113.5mm
- Width lower bout 205mm
Please note that the condition report lists all repairs that have been historically undertaken. The instrument is, however, offered in a fully restored condition and has been fully and professionally setup in our workshops. Any repairs have either been conducted by ourselves or fully inspected and the quality of the repair verified by our workshop. No further repairs are required. Details listed in this condition report are for information purposes only.
Excellent original condition
Original neck, bass bar and saddle.
Front: Treble f-hole wing crack running up from the lower hole. Small crack beside saddle.
Back: Three circular wood infills below button and purfling.
Pegbox: Pegholes bushed.
A written valuation for insurance purposes for insurance purposes of £17,600 is included with this instrument