French cello bow made by R.F. Lotte, ca. 1955

A fine French cello bow made by R.F. Lotte ca. 1955. This is a very nice, strong cello bow branded “FRANCOIS LOTTE”. The stick is red brown pernambuco, round, 69.8 cm long, the weight of the bow is 78.5 g. The frog and button are ebony with silver mountings. The bow is in very good condition with some natural wear from playing under the thumb. This excellent sounding bow in moderate price range is highly recommended to a fine player.

Certificates: J.F. Raffin, Y. Le Canu, S. Bigot, Paris, France

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Country of Origin



R.F. Lotte


1950 – 2000

Price Range

$10,000 – $20,000

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