Georges Napier: Excellent English violin bow, silver mounted

This excellent silver mounted violin bow by Georges Napier was made in England in the mid/end 20th century. It is a highly recommendable violin bow that is easy to handle and control with a balance point is centered, slightly inclined todays the upper half of the stick. This is a very versatile bow that features both strong and active playing qualities, the tone it produces is both warm and clear, large and well rounded. The octagonal shaft is made of fine red-brown pernambuco wood- Its head is shaped elegantly which demonstrates the maker's experience and skills. The silver mounted ebony frog is distinctively designed in the tradition of the Napier...

This excellent silver mounted violin bow by Georges Napier was made in England in the mid/end 20th century. It is a highly recommendable violin bow that is easy to handle and control with a balance point is centered, slightly inclined todays the upper half of the stick. This is a very versatile bow that features both strong and active playing qualities, the tone it produces is both warm and clear, large and well rounded. The octagonal shaft is made of fine red-brown pernambuco wood- Its head is shaped elegantly which demonstrates the maker's experience and skills. The silver mounted ebony frog is distinctively designed in the tradition of the Napier family that goes back to the legendary house of WE. E. Hill & Sons, with a Parisian eye and a silver adjuster with Pearl eye. This excellent Georges Napier violin bow is ready to play and undamaged and deservbes our special recommendation for serious and demanding players.

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Inventory no.
B902
Maker
Georges Napier
Provenance
England
Year
mid/end 20th century
Tone
bright, powerful
Weight
62.2 g
Georges Napier violin bow with original stamp
Head view: Georges Napier violin bow
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