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Violin bow

Ca. 1770-1790
Origin: France or England
Overall length: 28 5/16"
ivory, pernambuco wood
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1948-4
Violin bow for 1948-3. "The stick is round, and cut from choice pernambuco wood of a dark chocolate color. The head is elongated in antique style, and is without ivory or silver tip. The frog is original, and fashioned of ivory without a metal underslide. The screw button is original, and of ivory. The weight is 1 3/16 ounces." THE RUDOLPH WURLITZER COMPANY"
Provenance:Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, New York City