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Bow for violin.

Technical description: The round, concave, light-coloured pernambuco stick has a leather grip, a rounded channel carved into the stick for the frog to slide along, and ends in a modern head with an ivory headface and ebony headface lining. The screw-mechanism, squared, ebony frog has a mother-of-pearl slide, mother-of-pearl decorative eyes, and a nickel underslide, ferrule, and one-piece heel and backplate. The bottom edges of the frog and ferrule are rounded. The ferrule does not have a ferrule wedge. The ebony button with two nickel rings is octagonal with a rim.Weight: 54.Hair length: 651.Balance point: 272.Head height: 24.05.Head width: 10.3.Face length: 21.1.Tip diameter: 6.0.Frog diameter: 8.5 (measured at 200 to avoid grip).Nipple range: 0.7 to 1.0.Period of oscillation: 1.36.Distance from pivot to tail: 67.9.Button length: 15.3.Ferrule width: 11.8.Frog + stick height: 26.25.Frog top length: 44.4.

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    Early 20thcentury
  • Maker:
    Bazin, Louis
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:746