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German violin bow, around 1940 - frog
German violin bow, around 1940 - frog
German violin bow, around 1940 - frog
German violin bow, 1940's - head
German violin bow, 1940's - head
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Unknown
Weight: 58,1 g
Year: approx. 1920
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Recommendable German violin bow, stamped

This highly recommendable German violin bow was made around 1940 and is the strikingly lovely work of an artist bow maker in Markneukirchen. His stamp is no more decipherable. The head is neatly finished in a kind of which is rarely found amongst bows in this price category. The slide and the pearl eye are made of Markneukirchen-white mother-of-pearl. The octagonal stick is of excellent strength and enhances the bow's sophisticated aesthetic. This 74.3 cm long violin bow of quality has convincing musical properties, the balance point is measured at 26.0 cm from the end of the frog and feels centered, very slightly shifted towards the head. This highly recommendable violin bow is well balanced and lets musicians enjoy dynamic, agile playing with a bright, clear, radiant and resonant sound.

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