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.


Otto Dürrschmidt violin bow after 1950 - frog
Otto Dürrschmidt violin bow after 1950 - frog
tip
tip
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: Otto Dürrschmidt
Weight: 63.2 g
Year: after 1950
Tone: Dark, large
Archive

Fine violin bow by Otto Dürrschmidt

This fine German violin bow was made after 1950 by the Markneukirchen bow making workshop Otto Dürrschmidt. It bears the stamp and the emblem of Otto Carl Dürrschmidt who headed the workshop until he died in 1922. His sons Kurt Otto and Carl Wilhelm Dürrschmidt kept these signs as a renowned brandmark and continued the work of their father with great international success. The bow offered here was made for export, too, as the additional stamp "Made in GDR" indicates. The strong, octagonal stick is of fine, premium craftsmanship and was made of dark red-brown pernambuco wood, with a head that was carved with utmost care. The sensed balance-point is in the upper third of the bow, measured at 26.2 cm. Its noble appearance is completed by the blank ebony frog that bears the OD-logo. The bow features a large and precise, strong sound that is rather dark and highly recommendable. We offer this quality violin bow in ready to play condition, completely worked over by our luthiers.

Order a certificate of appraisal with this violin bow.

Share it, make it social


New arrivals in our catalogue
  • Older Markneukirchen violin, 1940's
  • SALE: Antique German 3/4 violin. For young talents, Markneukirchen
  • Old Czech violin full of character, made in the Italian style, c.1880
  • Gold mounted violin bow. Markneukirchen c.1920
  • Claude A. Thomassin, fine French violin bow. Circa 1920
  • Cristiano Ferrazzi. Italian violin op. 120
  • Powerful Markneukirchen violin, 1940's, Guarnerius model
  • German violin. Made by F. C. Louis, Saarbrücken, early 20th century
  • George Adolphe Chanot, soloist violin no. 212
  • Excellent French violin bow, Jerome Thibouville-Lamy (certificate J.F. Raffin)
  • German viola by Ernst Heinrich Roth, 1958
  • Czech Violin, c.1910. Warm, large sound
  • Old German violin. The Violin model after Maggini, Markneukirchen, approx. 1900
  • Antique Czech lion's head violin, approx. 1920 - tradidtion & fiddle
  • Antique violin from Saxony, after Antonio Stradivari, approx. 1880
  • SALE: French violin. J.T.L. Mirecourt. c.1930
  • Fine Neuner & Hornsteiner 3/4 violin, Mittenwald, c.1850
  • German 3/4 student violin. Saxony, 1950ies
  • German violin by Boosey & Hawkes
  • Old 3/4 violin. 1940's, Germany, oil varnished
  • German 3/4 violin. Saxony, Friedrich Herpel
  • German 3/4-sized violin from Markneukirchen
  • Attractive 3/4 violin, an elegant piece after Amati
  • French 1/2 violin. Mirecourt approx. 1900