French cello bow by Fonclause, ca. 1830-1835.

A fine, rare old French cello bow made by Claude Joseph Fonclause ca. 1830-1835 in Mirecourt or Paris, France. The frog and button are later made and not original to the stick. The stick is excellent quality red brown amourette, round, strong with a perfect balance, good handling and high level, beautiful sound. The length of the stick is 68.9 cm, the weight of the bow is 81 g.  Certified by Alex Gartsman.

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Country of Origin



Fonclause, Claude Joseph

Price Range

$20,000 – $35,000


1800 – 1850

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