German violin bow made by Carl Heinrich Knopf ca.1866 branded “L.BAUSCH LEIPZIG”.
A very fine German violin bow made by Carl Heinrich Knopf ca.1865 for the Bausch firm, branded “L.BAUSCH LEIPZIG”. Heinrich Knopf was a fabulous bow maker, on of the most celebrated and important in Germany for the second half of the 19th century who also supplied fine bows to the Kittel shop. The stick is dark red brown pernambuco, the frog and button are ebony with silver mountings. The length of the stick is 72.5 cm, the weight of the bow is 61 g. This is a nice playing bow, suitable for a very fine musician or a collector.
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Carl Heinrich Knopf
$20,000 – $35,000
1850 – 1900