Cello Bow

Catalogue number: 10.5

Original name: Cello bow.

Maker: James Dodd (1792-1865).

Technical description: Square shaped ebony frog with pearl eye with silver ring, silver ferrule and heel plate. Pearl slider. Mother-of-pearl single eye with surrounding silver band. Three piece silver and ebony button. Octagonal stick. Modern head with metal (nickel silver) face.

Overall size: 723mm.

Weight: 90g.

Hair length: 625mm.

Balance point: 268mm.

Head height: 28mm.

Head width: 12.55 – 4mm.

Head face length: 30.5mm.

Frog diameter: 14mm estimated.

Frog height: 24.5mm.

Stick width: 10 – 7mm.

Button length: 17mm.

Ferrule width: 9.5mm.

Inscription: Stamped “J. DODD” on the handle.

Illustration references: See below.

Previous owner: E. S. Fry.

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