Alfred Knoll Silver Mounted Parisian Eye Pernambuco Cello Bow
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This cello bow was made in the Knoll workshop in 2019. The Knoll workshop was established in 1932 with Alfred Knoll (1909-1980). Alfred’s son Harmut was born in 1937 and he successfully completed his master’s craftsman exam in 1965. In 1968 Harmut had a son Gerald & in 1977 Harmut took over the Knoll workshop. Gerald took his master’s craftsman exam in 1998 & in 2003 he took over the workshop. The Knoll workshop produce a large range of bows from an advanced student standard to that of a professional soloist.
This cello bow is stamped ‘*ALFRED KNOLL*’ & is made from good quality pernambucco. The stick has been rounded & has silver lapping. This bow is silver mounted & has an ebony frog with a mother of pearl eye. It has a silver ferrule & three-part button with two parts silver, one-part ebony.
This cello bow has a strong stick with a fast response time. It has a beautifully resonant sound & a good level of control. This bow would be suitable for tertiary level study and the advanced musician.