Alfred Knoll Silver Mounted with Parisian Eye Violin Bow 4/4
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The Knoll workshop where this bow was crafted, 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 violin bow is stamped ‘ALFRED KNOLL***’. The stick has been rounded & is made from top quality pernambucco. It measures 745mm in length & has silver lapping & a black leather grip. This bow is silver mounted & has an ebony frog with a mother of pearl Parisian eye. It has a three-part button with two parts silver, one-part ebony.
This violin bow has a strong stick with a good level of bounce for more complex strokes such as spicatto, ricochet & sautille. It brings out a beautifully resonant sound & is smooth to play with under the hand. This bow would be suitable for tertiary level study and the advanced to professional level musician.
Please contact us if you would like to book an appointment to try this beautiful bow.