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Violin bow

Round stick of a dark colour, with modern style head. Ivory head face and tip. Square shape ebony frog with large pearl eyes. Pearl slider and back plate. Silver ferrule and three piece silver and ebony button with pearl button eye, narrow silver rings. Typical of early fully mounted bows. Stick camber may have been changed.

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  • Maker:
    Dodd, John [Person]
  • Collection:
    Birmingham Conservatoire
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  • Place of production:
    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:Stamped “DODD” on thumb side of stick above the frog.
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  • Repository:Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Measurements:728mm