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

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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.

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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

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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

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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)

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