Double Bass Bow

Catalogue number: 10.11

Original name: Double bass bow.

Maker: School of Dodd.

Technical description: Dragonetti-style bow with ebony frog with rounded heel. Silver ferrule and three piece ebony/silver button. Ellipse head. Mother of pearl eyes.

Overall size: 655mm.

Weight: 189g.

Hair length: 485mm.

Balance point: 295mm.

Head width: 22.5mm.

Head face length: 40.5mm.

Frog diameter: 21.5mm (ferrule); 15mm (button).

Stick width: 11 – 11.5mm.

Button length: 25mm.

Ferrule width: 12mm.

Inscription: Engraved “S Deacon / Leicester” on bottom of ferrule, stamped “DODD” on the handle.

Illustration references: See below.

Previous owner: E. S. Fry.

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