Italian Violin, Giovanni Battista Gabrielli, Florence, c. 1752, labeled Gio. Batista Gabbrielli/fece in Firenze 1752, the lower rib stamped 1255, length of back 349 mm, with case and bow.
Repaired top cracks, top edge doubled. Repaired rib cracks. Button graft and associated minor patches to upper back. The later one-piece neck and scroll with D-peg crack.
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