R. Dotschkail*** – Master Violin Bow – Gold Mounted
Master Three Star Violin bow by R. Dotschkail, Erlangen Germany
Reinhold Dotschkail (1923-1996). The bow is branded on the player's side. It is a fantastic example of German handmade bow work. Reinhold came from Eglandgen region of the Czechoslovakia, and studied the art of bow making in Graslitz, Germany. During World War II he was driven into exile and in 1951 opened his own worshop in Eltersdorf, Germany which is near the larger town of Erlangen.
Master-level octagonal-section pernambuco specie, fully mounted in 14K gold and has gold winding. The ebony frog features a mother-of-pearl slide and Parisian eyes that are circled in gold, and the gold/ebony button is accented with a rounded mother of pearl inlay on the end of the button.
Weight fully haired 62.9 grams.