French viola bow by F. Lotte, 1950

A very fine French viola bow made by F. Lotte for Charles Enel ca. 1950, branded “CH ENEL-PARIS” on the stick above the frog. The stick is red brown pernambuco, octagonal, strong with a fine balance and beautiful, vibrant sound. The frog is ebony and silver, the button is ebony with a silver cap. This bow is in very good condition. The length of the stick is 72.9 cm and the weight is 68 g.

Certificates: J.F. Raffin

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Country of Origin



F. Lotte


1900 – 1950

Price Range

$10,000 – $20,000

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