R. Kim Tipper & Associates Fine Violins
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W.E.Hill & Sons Flag of UK
A fine bow from the Hill shop by Sidney Yeoman dated 1930. Silver mounted dark tortoiseshell frog and original whalebone lapping. A light and strong bow at 56.5 grams, with good balance.
$7,500 Bow Frog
HILL Flag of UK
A fine example of a bow from the Hill shop with the short stamp by Arthur Scarbrow circa 1930. Silver half-mounted ebony frog, replacement silver wire grip. At 60 grams this is an excellent bow in perfect condition.
$7,500 Bow Frog
M. LAPIERRE Flag of France
60.5 grams; balance point: 24.5 cm. Marcel La Pierre was a good bow maker who established himself in Paris in 1947. This bow is stamped under the frog “1959”, the year it was made. The strong octagonal stick is of beautiful red-brown wood, substantial at the balance point and supple behind the head. The silver mounted frog is of very black fine grained ebony. The silver ferrule has been replaced, otherwise the bow is in very good original condition.
$7,500 Bow Frog
REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
60.5 grams; balance point: 24.5 cm. Reid Hudson studied bow making with Joseph Kun before moving to Vancouver Island in 1980. This gold mounted bow is one of his finest and features a strong octagonal stick, ivory tip face and whalebone grip. The gold mounted ebony frog has a parisian eye. See www.reidhudson.com.
$7,500 Bow Frog
W.E.Hill & Sons Flag of UK
A fine bow from the Hill shop by William G. Johnston circa 1920. Silver mounted dark tortoiseshell frog and original whalebone lapping. A slightly heavy and strong bow at 61 grams.
$6,000 Bow Frog
REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
60.5 grams; length: 74.3 cm; balance point: 24 cm from the adjuster. A good silver mounted violin bow with a round stick in new condition. See www.reidhudson.com.
$5,000 Bow Frog
REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
60.5 grams; length: 74.3 cm; balance point: 24 cm. A good silver mounted violin bow in good condition. See www.reidhudson.com.
$5,000 Bow Frog
ALBERT NURNBERGER Flag of Germany
59.5 grams; balance point: 24 cm. A good silver mounted violin bow in excellent condition, circa 1950. Round pernambuco stick with ivory tip face and silver wire grip.
$3,500 Bow Frog
Morgan Andersen Flag of USA
This is a good light baroque violin bow by one of the best American makers, known primarily for modern bows. It is in excellent condition and weighs 49 grams. It has a round pernambuco stick and mammoth ivory fittings.
$1,600 Bow Frog