R. Dotschkail*** Master Cello Bow – SOLD 3/23/2020
Master bow by R. Dotschkail, Erlangen, Germany
Reinhold Dotschkail (1923-1996). R. Dotschkail*** branded over the frog. It is a beautiful example of a German handmade bow. Rudolph came from the Eglandgen region of the Czech Republic, and studied the art of bow making in Graslitz, Germany. During WWII he was driven into exile and in 1951 opened his own workshop in Eltersdorf, Germany which is near Erlangen.
The bow is of light-brown pernambuco specie, round section, silver mount and winding. The ebony frog features mother-of-pearl Parisian eyes and the three-piece silver and ebony button has a rounded mother-of-pearl end.
Weight fully haired 82.1 grams.