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Nickel mounted violin bow with an octagonal Pernambuco wood stick.The frog, with inlaid nickel ring and mother-of-pearl eye, is made of ebony, and nickel is used overall for the ferrule, underslide and heel plates. The three-piece button is also made from nickel on ebony with a mother-of-pearl eye on the end. Silver wire wrapping and a black thumb leather protect the octagonal handle and a plastic (xylonite) face protects the bow tip. Donated by Martha Weisser-Mason.

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  • Specific materials/techniques:carved (woodwork), Pernambuco wood, ebony, nickel, mother-of-pearl, plastic
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  • Repository:Royal Academy of Music Museum
  • Measurements:Total length: 741mm; Height: 27mm; Weight: 59g