Fine Double Bass Bows

Fine examples of double bass bows are increasingly sought after. The international market for double bass bows has never been stronger.

Louis Gillet Double Bass Bow

This stunning double bass bow was made by Louis Gillet for the Dupuy shop in Paris around 1948. It is silver mounted and features a finely-worked lightly-figured stick. The Parisian eye is complimented by a beautiful mother of pearl inlaidbutton. The bow weighs 124 grams and measures 67.6cm excluding the button and 69.9cm including the button.

Eugène Sartory Double Bass Bow

A rare opportunity to acquire a double bass bow by the much sought-after maker Eugène Sartory, with excellent provenance. Made in Paris around 1930, this nickel silver-mounted example features a Parisian eye and would be the dream of any player. The bow weighs 138 grams and measures 65.6cm excluding the button and 67.6cm including the button.

Nicolas Delaune Double Bass Bow

This quality double bass bow was produced around 1975 in Mirecourt, France, in the style of Bernhard Ouchard. It is nickel mounted with a plain eye and the stick is of fine pernambuco. The bow weighs 134 grams and measures 66.4cm excluding the button and 69.5cm including the button.

Roger Lotte Double Bass Bow

Made around 1960 this is a well-made example of the double bass bows produced by Roger Lotte in Mirecourt. The nickel-mounted frog carries a Parisian eye and the stick is well crafted from fine quality pernambuco. The bow weighs 138 grams and measures 68.4cm excluding the button and 70.8cm including the button.

Brian Tunnicliffe Double Bass Bow

This Brian Tunnifliffe double bass bow was produced around 1990 and is a fine example of this maker’s work. Although he usually works in the style of Sartory, this silver-mounted example was made in the style of Vigneron with an elliptical stick. The bow weighs 137 grams and measures 67.6cm excluding the button and 70.2cm including the button.

Victor Fetique Double Bass Bow

This fine silver-mounted double bass bow stamped J Tournier Paris is an excellent example of Victor Fetique’s work and is accompanied by a Raffin certificate. The bow weighs 129 grams and measures 64cm excluding the button and 66.4cm including the button.

Morizot Fréres Double Bass Bow

Crafted for the Parisian dealer Paul Bisch and stamped P BISCH PARIS, this excellent double bass bow was made by Morizot Freres in Mirecourt, France. The octagonal stick is made from excellent quality pernambuco, and is finished with a solid silver tip and asilver-mounted frog with a Parisian eye. The bow weighs 139 grams and measures 66cm excluding the button and 68.2cm including the button.

Marco Raposo Double Bass Bow

Made in Brazil around 1985 this double bass bow features a nice Pernambuco stick and is nickel silver-mounted. The bow weighs 139 grams and measures 66.9cm excluding the button and 69.3cm including the button. This bow is very reasonably priced at £600.

Alfred Knoll Double Bass Bow

Made in Germany around 1985 this double bass bow is silver mounted and has an octagonal stick made from Brazil wood. The bow weighs 136 grams and measures 69.5cm excluding the button and 72.5cm including the button. This bow is very reasonably priced at £550.

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