Viol bow by H. R. Pfretzschner (viola da gamba bow) - alto, soprano

This recommendable viol bow for alto / soprano viola da gamba is a rare piece that was built in the mid 20th century in the workshop of H. R. Pfretzschner. The viol bow (65.2 cm) was made of beautifully structured dark-brown pernambuco wood, with a round stick that is strong but features excellent elasticity and is suitable for a fluid play due to its distinct resilience. The viol bow bears the original stamp of H. R. Pfretzschner, a name with a long tradition in Markneukirchen in Saxony. The viola da gamba bow offered here is preserved in perfect condition,...

This recommendable viol bow for alto / soprano viola da gamba is a rare piece that was built in the mid 20th century in the workshop of H. R. Pfretzschner. The viol bow (65.2 cm) was made of beautifully structured dark-brown pernambuco wood, with a round stick that is strong but features excellent elasticity and is suitable for a fluid play due to its distinct resilience. The viol bow bears the original stamp of H. R. Pfretzschner, a name with a long tradition in Markneukirchen in Saxony. The viola da gamba bow offered here is preserved in perfect condition, ready to play. The bow features a convincingly clear sound, that is warm and bright, and has its balance-point in the upper half at a total length of 65.2 cm.

€ 950.00
approx. $ 1,035.50
Inventory no.
B901
Maker
H. R. Pfretzschner
Provenance
Markneukirchen
Year
mid 20th century
Tone
strong, precise
Weight
46.3 g
H. R. Pfretzschner viol bow
H. R. Pfretzschner viol bow head
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