Otto Dürrschmidt – Fine Violin Bow, Markneukirchen Germany


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This octagonal-section pernambuco bow, fully mounted in silver bears the brand of famed bow maker Otto Dürrschmidt. Otto opened his workshop in Markneukirchen, Germany in 1894, and it is still run by the Dürrschmidt family to this day. The blind ebony frog features a mother-of-pearl slide and the Otto Dürrschmidt coat of arms, and the bow is finished with a silver button.

Weight fully haired 60.7 grams.