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Interesting English violin bow, stamped Dodd, 19th century - frog
Interesting English violin bow, stamped Dodd, 19th century - frog
Interesting English violin bow, stamped Dodd, 19th century - frog
Interesting English violin bow, stamped Dodd, 19th century - frog
Inventory No.: B744
Provenance: England
Maker: Unknown
Weight: 57.5 g
Year: late 19th century

Interesting English violin bow, stamped Dodd, 19th century

This fine and interesting English violin bow faintly stamped "Dodd" on shaft was made in the late 19th century and features a convincingly balanced weight distribution and a well-centered balance-point, so the relatively light weight of 57.5 g feels very comfortable in the hand and invites to play. The measured balance-point is at 24.2 cm of its 74.1 cm total length, measured including the length of the adjuster. Exceptional, red-brown colored pernambuco wood of finest quality was chosen for the round stick, that features good stiffness and useful elasticity. The head is a remarkably tasteful work. The blank, silver mounted ebony frog, the Pearl slide and a fine caspule silver adjuster are very suitable for a bow of this premium quality. After a complete work-over in our atelier we offer this interesting violin bow ready to play, with a special recommendation for its handyness, and its warm, somewhat mellow, bright sound. This violin bow complements brilliant, clear, sharp sounding violin tones.

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