A fine old German violin bow made by Karl Wilhelm Knopf. ca. 1850.
ca. 1850.

Origin: Germany

A fine old German violin bow made by Karl Wilhelm Knopf. ca. 1850, branded "C.W.KNOPF" on the stick under the frog. This is an excellent example in a fine state of preservation made with an inspiration of the great Tourte model. The stick is superb reddish brown pernambuco, octagonal, strong with a very fine balanced. The sound is free and powerful with a beautiful charming character typical for best bows from this period. The length of the stick is 72.7 cm and the weight of the bow is 59.5.

Measurements: Germany

Certificates: A. Gartsman violins.

Price: on request.

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