Updated for July 2020

 

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Bows are a particular passion of ours and we always have a good selection – pictured and described here are a selection of hand picked examples from our stock, the older bows being prepared to very high standards, guaranteed and ready to play. We would be delighted to hear from you should you require any further information.

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Violin Bows

Arnold Voigt, Markneukirchen circa 1910

Silver-mounted ebony frog branded on the shaft ‘Arnold Voigt’
Weight 61.1 grammes


German silver-mounted circa 1900

Round stick silver mounted ebony frog, unbranded, weight 61.8 grammes


German silver-mounted bow circa 1900

Good condition German workshop-made bow from the very early 1900’s, silver mounted, unbranded, weight 59.1 grammes


Artist ‘Bauch model’, Czech circa 1900

Ebony frog silver-mounted with a small pearl eye, branded on the shaft ARTIST Bauch model Bruno
Weight 60.1 grammes


De Souza special quality Brazilian bow

Branded ‘Valdecir” on the shaft, nickel mounted, 61.7 grammes


French, Morizot freres circa 1930

Typical example of the brother’s work with the rebated slide and off-set Paris eye, excellent condition, dating from the 1930’s and weighing 60..4 grammes

New silver-mounted Brazilian bow, Renata Casara

Very well made with silver face and matching silver mounts
weight 61.7 grammes



August Edwin Prager, Markneukirchen circa 1930


BAUCH workshops circa 1890

Good silver-mounted example of this famous workshop’s output in really excellent condition. Weight 61.1 grammes

 


New silver-mounted Brazilian bow by J Galacha

Lovely quality hand-crafted stick, silver mounted, weight 62.2 grammes



Coda ‘Diamond GX’ silver mounted 60.4 grammes

Something a little different, this is the Coda Carbon fibre & Kevlar bow, model ‘Diamond GX’, silver mounted weight 60.4 grammes



Wilhelm Herrmann 1920-1940, 61.8 grammes


 

Marc Laberte, Mirecourt circa 1910, 61.2 grammes


John Clutterbuck 1998

A rare opportunity to acquire a used example from this ex W E Hill & Sons maker – silver mounted and in immaculate condition, weight 61.2 grammes

John Clutterbuck, new

The latest bow that we have received from this superb maker, strong and well balanced, weight 61.5 grammes

 

 BAUCH workshops probably dating circa 1900

Excellent value bows, this example has the very delicately proportioned Parisian eye design, is silver mounted and in very good condition,
weight 61.4 grammes



Interesting silver-mounted French bow, maker unknown

This is a very finely crafted bow but no clues as to who made it other than it is very much in the French style – it does show slight signs of wear on the handle so we would probably suggest a date of circa 1950 or a little earlier?
Silver mounted and weighing 60.3 grammes



F Leclair Lyon contemporary, 62.1 grammes

Silver and ebony mounted round stick branded
F Leclair Lyon



French by Broullier & Lotte circa 1920

Nickel mounted ebony frog branded Broullier & Lotte on the shaft
Classic French style head, very delicate, weighing 60.7 grammes



Louis Joseph Morizot (pere) circa 1920, 61.1 grammes

Nickel mounted ebony frog, excellent condition
Expertly cut typical Morizot head
This bow weighs 61.1 grammes


 

Viola Bows

An excellent VIOLA BOW by W E Hill & Sons in good condition

A good example of the ‘Hill’ viola bow made by Napier circa 1910
Stamped W.E.H.&S. on the shaft, weight 72.5 gr

 


A beautiful VIOLA BOW by James Dodd
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Silver & ebony mounted by Grant Fay

A very good example of this Scottish maker’s work mounted in silver and ebony, weight 71.1 grammes



Silver and ebony mounted by John Clutterbuck, new.

A new bow from this ex W E Hill & Sons maker, very strong pernambuco stick mounted in silver and ebony weight 71.6 grammes



 

Cello Bows

John Clutterbuck (ex W E Hill & Sons) 

New silver & ebony mounted, weight 79.4 grammes
New limited edition gold and ebony mounted ‘Cello bow
a really magnificent example with solid gold face to match
Weight 81.2 grammes

Gotthard Schuster, 80.8 grammes

Gotthard Schuster, Bubenreuth Germany circa 1950
branded both on the shaft and on the ebony frog
Weight 80.8 grammes

Jerome Thibouville-Lamy, silver & ebony mounted circa 1900

A very elegant cello bow from these famous workshops probably dating from around 1900. Modelled after the ‘Vuillaume style’ with the rounded edges to the frog and ferrule and a half-round rebate for the frog slide
The particularly elegant head in the classic French style showing the excellent quality of pernambuco used. Weight 81.2 grammes

Roderich Paesold, 81.5 grammes

Top-of-the-range ‘Three star’ Roderich Paesold
Silver & ebony mounted, weight 81 5 grammes

P W Bryant, 79.4 grammes

P W Bryant b1902 d1994
Classic chamfered corner cello by by this well thought of maker
Silver & Ebony mounts, weight 79.4 grammes

Louis Morizot, 72.4 grammes

Nickel mounted branded L Morizot on the shaft
Beautifully carved head, this bow is a very light example, weighing only 72.4 grammes so if you are seeking a light but strong top quality French bow this would definitely be worth trying

W Seifert, Germany

Silver & Ebony mounted example in perfect condition
Weight 83.4 grammes

Renate Casara, Brazil

Excellent quality silver & ebony mounts
Weight 81.6 grammes

Charles Bazin (nickel mounted), 80.9 grammes

Very affordable example by Charles Bazin
circa 1900, nickel & ebony mounts
Weight 80.9 grammes

Charles Bazin circa 1900, silver & ebony mounted, round stick

This is a superb example of the work of Charles Bazin at his finest,
We have not seen a better one.
Weight 82.1 grammes
This sublimely made head could easily be mistaken for a Sartory !

Gold mounted and engraved Tubbs model, 79.7 grammes

Expertly engraved frog, adjuster and face
Weight 79.7 grammes



Rossoni, Brazil

New bow from Brazilian workshop, weight 82.3 grammes



Daniel Delcourt ‘Hill model’ (Germany)

A good German workshop bow, plain frog nickel mounted
Weight 81.1 grammes


Atelier Casara, Brazil

Nickel-mounted bow from the Brazillian Casara workshop
Weight 81.8 grammes