Creone Silva Sterling Silver Viola Bow
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This pernambuco specie viola bow was handmade by Creone Silva of Brazil. It is round in section and features a sterling silver mount and imitation whalebone winding. The ebony frog has a mother-of-pearl slide and Parisian eyes. The bow is finished with a lizard leather thumb grip, a casein tip, and a three-piece silver and ebony adjuster with mother-of-pearl insets in the ebony.
Weight fully haired: 72.0 grams.