Bow for violoncello.
Technical description: The round, concave, brazilwood stick has a brown leather (?) or synthetic (?) grip and black leather (?) or synthetic (?) lapping, and ends in a modern head with a white plastic (?) headface and ebony (?) or black plastic headface lining. The screw-mechanism, rounded, ebony frog has mother-of-pearl decorative eyes set towards the heel (13.9mm from the heel), a mother-of-pearl slide, a metal ferrule with a wooden ferrule wedge, and a nickel underslide. The seam in the ferrule is along the base of the finger side. The button is nickel over ebony and is octagonal with a rim.Weight: 79.Hair length: 603.Balance point: 268.Head height: 28.0.Head width: 11.85.Face length: 28.6.Tip diameter: 8.1.Frog diameter: 10.2 (measured at 200 to avoid the lapping).Nipple range: 0.8 to 1.0.Period of oscillation: 1.35.Distance from pivot to tail: 80.1.Button length: 18.0.Ferrule width: 14.6.Frog + stick height: 31.4.Frog top length: 50.8 (measured on the finger side).
University of Edinburgh
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