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Bow for double bass

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Large German-style bow. Stick and frog of beechwood. Screw cap of dark hardwood.

Inscription

Incised under frog: VX

Provenance

1991, sold by New Bedford Antiques Company to John Koster, New Bedford, Massachusetts; 1991, gift of Koster to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 23, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of John Koster

19th century

Object Place

New England region, United States

Dimensions

Length 68.5 cm (26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1176

Medium or Technique

Beech

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Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Accessories