Search:
corilon violins

Search

Instrument finder

What kind of sound are you
looking for?
You can select one or more search fields and combine them however you like.

Instruments
Provenance
Year
Tone

Archive

More detailed information about stringed instruments and the history of violin making.


H. R. Pfretzschner Violin bow, Markneukirchen approx. 1940 - tip
H. R. Pfretzschner Violin bow, Markneukirchen approx. 1940 - tip
Fine and powerful violin bow by H.R. Pfretzschner - head
Fine and powerful violin bow by H.R. Pfretzschner - head
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: H. R. Pfretzschner
Weight: 62.7 g
Year: 1940 circa
Archive

Powerful German violin bow by H.R. Pfretzschner

Hermann Richard Pfretzschner, who studied in Paris together with Vuillaume, established his workshop for bowmaking in Markneukirchen back in 1880. Soon he earned a good reputation by producing only high-standard bows and sticking strictly to the principles of Vuillaume, Voirin and Tourte. He became the official supplier for the Royal Court at Dresden, the symphony orchestras and the Conservatorium. This good Pfretzschner workshop violin bow features a powerful yet active octagonal brown pernambuco wood stick and a nickel mounted frog with a Pearl eye, the typical pearly slide and imprinted emblem. The sensed balance-point is centered, slightly inclined towards the tip, the measured balance-point is at 27.1 cm from the frog end. This useful and strong Pfretzschner bow produces a large, warm, clear, direct and firm typical Pfretzschner sound.

violinviolin certificate

Order a certificate of appraisal with this Pfretzschner violin bow, the certificate option is available in the shopping cart.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • 3/4 - Old German violin, clear strong tone
  • Attractive antique Mittenwald violin, approx. 1900 - powerful sound
  • H. R. Pfretzschner violin bow, c.1930
  • French 3/4 violin bow. Ary France, Mirecourt
  • Alois Fütterer, Mittenwald violin c.1930
  • Violin of quality from Markneukirchen,. Kurt Raabs, 1930's
  • Modern Italian viola, Stefano Conia, Cremona 1985 (certificate Stefano Conia)
  • Contemporary Italian violin from the Otello Bignami school: Gianni Norcia, Bologna - concert master choice!
  • Older Markneukirchen violin, 1940's
  • SALE: Antique German 3/4 violin. For young talents, Markneukirchen
  • Gold mounted violin bow. Markneukirchen c.1920
  • Claude A. Thomassin, fine French violin bow. Circa 1920
  • Cristiano Ferrazzi. Italian violin op. 120
  • German violin. Made by F. C. Louis, Saarbrücken, early 20th century
  • George Adolphe Chanot, soloist violin no. 212
  • Neuner & Hornsteiner violin, Mittenwald c.1900
  • Antique Saxon violin with decorative carving, Markneukirchen
  • Attractive French violin by J.T.L. - Jerome Thibouville-Lamy
  • Antique, 19th century Mittenwald violin, c.1880
  • Austrian Violin by Eduard Heidegger, Linz
  • German Violin, 1940's, probably Meinel & Herold Markneukirchen
  • Old German violin after Maggini. Markneukirchen c.1900
  • Bavarian violin from the Krauss workshop, Landshut 1954
  • Modern Chinese violin for sale by Beare & Son. Beijing 1995