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A fine cello bow made by a member of the Knopf family, most likely Christian Wilhelm around 1830.  It's a beautifully made bow made from a fine pernambuco with mounts in horn and ivory.  The frog has been made without a metal underslide which was common on bows made before 1840 and in our opinion adds to the warmth and richness of the tone this bow produces.  


It draws a wonderfully rich, warm steady tone.  Incredibly comfortable to use and can cope well with faster passages.  This bow would be more than suitable for an advancing student or professional. 


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Knopf Family Circa 1830

  • £4,950

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