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Violin bow

Open square shape ebony frog with a one-piece silver button, wide silver ferrule and heel plate. Mother of pearl eyes and frog slide. Modern head with ebony face covered with later silver face and tip. Octagonal stick with wide 45° sides.

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    Dodd, James [Person]
  • Collection:
    Birmingham Conservatoire
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    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:732mm