Bow for viola d'amore
Object Place: England
Length 71.7 cm, weight 52 g (Length 28 1/4 in., weight 0.1 lbs.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Tourte type. Finely made bow of Pernambuco with octagonal stick. Ebony frog inlaide with large mother-of-pearl shields on the sides; mother-of-pearl slide; German silver ferrule. Ivory button.
Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection