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Silver mounted violin bow with a round Pernambuco wood stick. The frog, with inlaid silver ring and mother-of-pearl eye, is made of ebony, and silver is used overall for the ferrule, underslide and heel plates, button and face. The slide is made of mother-of-pearl. Silver wire wrapping and a black thumb leather protect the octagonal handle. 'C.B.R.' is inscribed onto the ferrule.

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  • Specific materials/techniques:carved (woodwork), Pernambuco wood, ebony, silver, mother-of-pearl
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  • Repository:Royal Academy of Music Museum
  • Measurements:Total length: 744mm; Height: 26mm; Weight: 56g