A fine French violoncello bow made in the style of J.J. Martin, branded ca.1860-1863

A fine French cello bow made in the style of J.J. Martin ca. 1860, branded “VUILLAUME A PARIS”. The stick is red pernambuco, round in shape. The frog and button are ebony with silver mountings. The length of the stick is 70 cm and the weight of the bow is 75 g. This is a first class, strong cello bow with a soloist level sound and handling. The bow is in excellent state of preservation. This bow is recommended to a soloist or a collector, as a wonderful example of the maker’s work.

Certificates: J.F. Raffin, Paris

Country of Origin

France, Paris, France

Maker

J.J. Martin

Year

1850 – 1900

Price Range

$10,000 – $20,000

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