French bow by Andre Richaume, ca. 1950

A very fine French violin bow made by Andre Richaume ca. 1950. The stick is red brown pernambuco of excellent quality, octagonal, branded “A. RICHAUME A PARIS”, 73 cm long and the weight of the bow is 61.5 g. The frog is ebony with silver mountings and inlaid “Parisian” eyes. The button is ebony with silver cap. This is a wonderful example in excellent state of preservation, also a wonderful playing bow. Highly recommended to a collector or a very fine musician.

Certificates: A. Gartsman

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Country of Origin

France, Paris, France


Andre Richaume


1900 – 1950

Price Range

$20,000 – $35,000

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