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Viola bow

stick: dense pernambuco, sturdy; head unlined, modified 'bell'-form, with the inside curve shortened, and a pronounced nose, but rounded, with no sharp edge or facets; frog: yellowed ivory, unlined and without slide or ferrule, with the corner cut obliquely; button: ivory, octagonal; length 697, hair 585, diameter at frog 9.0, diameter at head 5.0, weight 67.3 gr.

  • Maker:
    Forster, William II [Person]
  • Collection:
    Royal Northern College of Music
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  • Place of production:
    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:stamped on each flank of frog: FORSTER
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  • Repository:Royal Northern College of Music