Bow for double bass

19th century


Object Place: United States, New England region

Dimensions

Length 68.5 cm (26 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1176

Medium or Technique

Beech

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Accessories

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