Bass bows

The bass bows shown are based on models from different centuries and regions. Their use can vary (different types of grip – German, French, underhand).

Early baroque bass bow

Adaptation in larch wood of an original snakewood model, 17th century, Italy


Frühbarocker Bassbogen

Baroque double-bass bow

This double-bass bow is based on a violin bow exhibited in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. It is made of snakewood like the original. The frog and button of this bow are made of buffalo horn.


Barocker Kontrabassbogen

Baroque double-bass bow

Original model made of plum wood with clip-in frog in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. Replica made of sorb tree and ziricote; stick length shortened to 73cm, hair length approx. 56cm


2VK B KHM 19 teaser

Clip-in frog bow made of plum wood

Based on an original model in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
Weight: approx. 130g; very good playing properties with German grip as well as with viola grip


2VK S STF teaser

Classic double-bass bow

Based on a model in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg. Replica made of snakewood, ebony and mammoth ivory; overhand bowing style (French)


2VK K GNN teaser