German violin bow by Heinrich Knopf ca.1862

A very fine old German violin bow made by Heinrich Knopf for Bausch ca. 1862. Heinrich Knopf was one of the greatest German bow makers who made beautiful bows for Kittel and Bausch. The stick is dark red brown pernambuco, round, strong with a perfect flexibility, nice sound and excellent handling. The frog and button are ebony with silver mountings. The length of the stick is 72.6 cm and the weight of the bow is 61 g. This is a wonderful playing bow in excellent state of preservation.

Certificates: A. Gartsman

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Country of Origin



Heinrich Knopf


1850 – 1900

Price Range

$20,000 – $35,000

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