Cello Bow

Catalogue number: 10.1

Original name: Cello bow.

Maker: John Dodd (1752-1839). c.1800.

Technical description: Open ivory frog with sloped heel, ivory button and head face. No ferrule. Wide hair channel. Typical frog shape of John Dodd making for Forster. Swan head (almost identical to item 10.2).

Overall size: 74mm.

Weight: 72g.

Hair length: 59mm.

Balance point: 272mm.

Head height: 26.5mm.

Head width: 10.5mm.

Head face length: 29.5mm.

Frog diameter: 12mm

Frog height: 24.5 - 25.5mm back to front.

Stick width: 9.5 - 6.5mm.

Button length: 16.5mm.

Inscription: Branded “FORSTER” on the handle and the frog.

Illustration references: See below.

Previous owner: E. S. Fry.

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