Double Bass Bow - Knoll Brazilwood German Style
This double bass bow was made in the Knoll workshop. 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 bow is stamped ‘KNOLL’ and is made from brazilwood. The German style ebony frog has a pearl shell eye. It has a pearl slide, silver ferrule and black leather grip.
This double bass bow has a strong stick, is well-balanced & has a good level of control. It produces a beautiful sound & has a fast response time. This bow would be suitable for an intermediate player or the serious amateur.