Overall length: 62.2 cm Length of body: 38.1 cm Width of upper bout: 17.2 cm Width of middle bout: 11.5 cm Width of lower bout: 21.8 cm Height of ribs: 3.5 cm Vibrating length of strings: 34.9 cm
Back is of two pieces of quartersawn maple with weak flame and curl slanting slightly down from the center. Table is of one piece of medium-grained spruce. Scroll, neck, and fingerboard, original, have not been reset. Reddish-brown varnish. Printed label reads: "Raffaele ed Antonio Gagliano / Quodam Giovanni Napoli 1857"