German violin bow by Johann Wilhelm Knopf, ca. 1860

A very fine old German violin bow made by Johann Wilhelm Knopf ca.1860. This is beautiful example made with inspiration of F.X. Tourte model in a very good state of preservation. It is excellent sounding and handling bow. The length of the stick is 72.6 cm and the weight of the bow is 58 g with very light tinsel/silk winding.

Certificates: Alex Gartsman

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Country of Origin



Johann Wilhelm Knopf


1850 – 1900

Price Range

$10,000 – $20,000

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