*August Rau* – SOLD 1/14/2020
August Rau (1866-1951) was one of the outstanding German bow makers of his time. He worked in the shops of Wilhelm Knopf and A.R. Weichold in Dresden before returning to Markneukirchen to open his own shop. His bows were considered the equal of any other fine bow maker of his time.
Octagonal-section pernambuco bow mounted in sterling silver with imitation whalebone winding. The ebony frog features a mother-of-pearl slide and silver Parisian eyes, and the stick is finished with a silver button and tip.
Weight fully haired 57.8 grams.