Violin and Viola Bows

# B01
Early baroque violin bow

(copy of an original 17th century specimen)

Clip-in frog, black hair, 62,8 cm long. (67cm long on request)
Snakewood stick and frog ,45 to 47g. (viola 47 to 50g)
(Maple, Cherry or Plum wood stick with boxwood frog ,35 to 37g. on request)

Pictures of the original bow (possibly belonging to I.H.Biber)

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# T1 
18th century Tartini's long bow

(copy of an original 18th century specimen)

This bow joins agility with powerfull performance, flexibility with strength. The stick, made from snakewood, is very elegant; octaginal but rounded in the handle area. The clip-in frog allows a rich tone emission.

Overall weight 44 gr, Stick length 713 mm, Hair-to-stick gap 20 mm
The original bow

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# k02 

Late baroque violin / viola


(copy of an original 18th century specimen)

Rather pointed, shallow headed bow with screw driven frog ,it features a light cambre. . .

  • snakewood stick, frog and button (Mammoth ivory on request)
  • Overall lenght cm 71
  • 46 to 50 g. weight (viola 52 to 58g)
  • Natural white italian hair

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# JT078 

Late baroque violin / viola

(copy of an original 18th century specimen)

With screw: Length 686 mm , weight 54,1 g 

 With clip-in frog: Length 686 mm , weight46.5g

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# Fi52 and #Fi53 
18th century italian violin

(copy of an original 18th century specimen collected in "Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence")

Very fine and expressive bow, the snakewood stick features a prism section, fluted from cm 17 to tip.

  • Stick lenght mm 725
  • Weight g.51,5
  • Snakedood stick and frog (boxwood on request)

The original bow

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# Kb 

Late baroque violin bow

(copy of an original 18th century specimen)

This bow could be considered as a transition to the trasnsition bow, as a fact it has a full baroque sound and playability but allows to play some "out of the string" strokes. Compared with other baroque models this bow requires more attention to play "affettuoso" passages but offer the possibility to play classical repertoire with no esitation.

  • 670 mm fluted stick
  • 43 grams
  • - Ironwood stick, synthetic ivory frog, bone plate
  • or Ironwood stick, mammoth ivory frog, bone plate

The original bow

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# k04
Classical violin / viola

(copy of an original 18th century specimen, possibly from the Dodd workshop)

  • Lenght 707 mm
  • weight 51,5g
  • Pernambuco or ironwood stick, boxwood or synthetic ivory frog and button (Mammoth ivory on request)
  • european hair

The original bow

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# F05
Classical violin/viola

(copy of an original 18th century specimen collected in Kunst Historisches Museum Wien)

A powerful bow with no hesitations, for classical and early romantic music.

  • stick lenght mm 705
  • Weight g 49 to 53

Cello bows


# sam05

early baroque Italian cello/bass viol bow

(After iconographic sources)

  • Cherrywood stick, clip-in ebony frog
  • Lenght mm 710
  • Weight 84 to 87
  • Black hair

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# sam 77

17th century Italian cello/viol bow

(copy of an original 17th century specimen collected in Kunst Historisches Museum Wien)

  • Ironwood or Snakewwod stick and clip-in frog
  • Lenght mm 625
  • Weight g 74 to 80

The original bow

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# Va7
Late baroque north Italian (or German) Cello/viol bow

(copy of an original 18th century specimen from the Vazquez collection of Wien)


  • Lenght mm 713
  • Weight g77 to 82
  • Snakewood stick, frog and button (Mammoth ivory on request)
  • Fluting in the handle area on request

The original bow

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# fi56
18th century italian cello/ viol

(copy of an original 18th century specimen collected in "Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence")

Very fine and powerful bow, the snakewood stick features a neck of Swan tip, a prism section, fluted from mm 230 to tip.

  • stick lenght mm 720
  • weight g 80,6
  • Snakewood stick, frog and button

The original bow

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# khm08

Classical English Cello bow 

(copy of an original 18th century specimen)

A very fine and perfectly balanced transition bow. pernambuco stick with boxwood frog and button, also available mammoth ivory frog and button. Silk and silver lapping, white european hair.

  • overall length mm 707
  • weight g 80

Violone and double bass bows

#015
Early Baroque Violone

(After Iconographic sources)

This model is a reconstruction based on several paintings compared together. Proportions are calculated on original instruments of the painting's period and string length possible at the same time

 

  • Maple stick, boxwood clip-in frog, black hair
  • Length 817mm
  • weight 150g

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#013
Early Baroque Violone

(After Iconographic sources)

Expressive and pwerful bow, available with both the clip-in frog and the screw frog (not correct for that period)

  • maple, black hair, 77 cm
  • overall lenght, 120 to 140 g weight.

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# 014

XVIII century double bass

(After Iconographic sources)

This bow joins easy playability with high definition and rich tone. A border bow, excellent either for violone or double bass, available with a lower frog to play it "over hand"

  • snakewood stick
  • snakewood or ebony scerw driven frog
  • 120 to 140g
  • overall lenght mm
  • black hair

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# fi 66

XVIII century double bass

(copy of an original 18th century specimen)

Very powerful and fine bow, probably intended for soloist.

  • Snakewood stick.
  • Ebony frog and Boxwood ( or bone ) button.
  • Overall lenght mm 785
  • weight g 120 to 140 .

The original bow