Interesting French violin bow, c.1910

This French violin bow stamped Poirson a Paris was crafted around the year 1910, yet the Poirson stamp is not original. The quality of the workmanship reflects the grand French violin bow-making tradition. The strong round stick is made of fine quality pernambuco wood of a dark-brown color. This violin bow's balance point is centere, slightly inclined towards the lower half of the stick. The bow is handy and convenient at play due to its excellent weight distribution, the balance point measuring at 24.6 cm of the total length of 74.0 cm. The violin bow is in perfect condition, and it plays fluidly and somewhat softly. It produces a warm, bright,...

This French violin bow stamped Poirson a Paris was crafted around the year 1910, yet the Poirson stamp is not original. The quality of the workmanship reflects the grand French violin bow-making tradition. The strong round stick is made of fine quality pernambuco wood of a dark-brown color. This violin bow's balance point is centere, slightly inclined towards the lower half of the stick. The bow is handy and convenient at play due to its excellent weight distribution, the balance point measuring at 24.6 cm of the total length of 74.0 cm. The violin bow is in perfect condition, and it plays fluidly and somewhat softly. It produces a warm, bright, precise sound that is powerful yet well-rounded, full of volume and noble character. The ebony frog is mounted with premium nickel fittings; the frog’s wide mouth further underscores the unique style of this bow. This beautiful, typically French bow is offered ready to play.

Violin bow, French violin bow, Ecole de Bazin- frog
French violin bow, probably Ecole de Bazin - head
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