Double Bass Bow in the Dragonetti Style

Catalogue number: 10.10

Original name: Double bass bow in the Dragonetti style.

Maker: School of Dodd, c1850.

Technical description: Round stick. Wooden frog with sloped heel, with German silver ferrule. Small mother-of-pearl eyes.

Overall size: 697mm.

Weight: 224g.

Hair length: 507mm.

Balance point: 270mm.

Head width: 17mm.

Head face length: 33mm (not straight bent head face).

Frog diameter: 19.5 – 19mm.

Frog height: 74mm.

Stick width: 16 – 12mm.

Button length: 23mm.

Ferrule width: 14mm.

Inscription: “B.M.I 649” on stick over frog.

Illustration references: See below.

Previous owner: E. S. Fry.

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