One of the earliest known bows branded with the maker's name and made of snakewood. Carlo Tononi (1675-1730) moved from Bologna to Venice between 1713 and 1716, becoming one of the leading makers of instruments of the Venetian school. The frog is a replacement by Arnold Dolmetsch.
Tononi, Carlo Annibale [Person]
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Venice (Timezone: Europe/Rome)
- Measurements:8 mm stick 1/4 hair length width; 9.6 mm stick 1/2 hair length width; 6.5 mm stick smallest point width; 10.6 mm stick 1/2 hair length width; 11.1 mm stick front of frog width; 11.4 mm stick end of stick width; 6.1 mm stick smallest point height; 8.2 mm stick 1/4 hair length height; 9.4 mm stick 1/2 hair length height; 10.6 mm stick 3/4 hair length height; 11.3 mm stick front of frog height; 11.6 mm stick end of stick height; 729 mm bow overall length; 274 mm bow balance point length; 594 mm bow hair length; 86 g bow weight; 35.5 mm head length; 10.5 mm head width; 6.4 mm head hair width; 62.2 mm frog length length; 24.4 mm frog height; 10.3 mm frog width; 7.1 mm frog hair width