Violin bow

On display


  • Title

    Violin bow

  • Artist/maker

    formerly attributed to Edward Dodd (1705 - 1810)
  • Associated place

    Germany (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1790
  • Material and technique

    wood, ivory, silver, horsehair

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    71.8 cm bow overall (length)
    24.8 cm bow balance point (length)
    60.5 cm bow hair (length)
    48 g bow (weight)
    3.16 cm head (length)
    0.86 cm head (width)
    0.75 cm head hair (width)
    4.7 cm frog (length)
    1.98 cm frog (height)
    1.06 cm frog (width)
    0.85 cm frog hair (width)
    1.75 cm adjuster (length)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Albert W. Cooper, 1999.

  • Museum location

    Lower ground floor | Gallery 1 | Exploring the Past
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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