A rare, very fine French cello bow by Pierre Simon, ca. 1860

A very fine, rare French cello bow made by Pierre Simon ca. 1860 with the frog by Nicolas Simon and a later button made in the correct style. The stick is fine pernambuco, round, quite strong with a nice flexibility, good balance and a superb concert sound. The length of the stick is 68.3 cm and the weight is 73 g. The bow in a very good state of preservation.

Certificates: Isaac Salchow, New York

Country of Origin

France, Paris, France

Maker

Pierre Simon

Year

1850 – 1900

Price Range

$35,000 – $50,000

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