R. Kim Tipper & Associates Fine Violins
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M. LAPIERRE Flag of France
60.5 grams; balance point: 24.5 cm. Marcel La Pierre was a good bow maker who established himself in Paris in 1947. This bow is stamped under the frog “1959”, the year it was made. The strong octagonal stick is of beautiful red-brown wood, substantial at the balance point and supple behind the head. The silver mounted frog is of very black fine grained ebony. The silver ferrule has been replaced, otherwise the bow is in very good original condition.
$7,500 Bow Frog
REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
60.5 grams; balance point: 24.5 cm. Reid Hudson studied bow making with Joseph Kun before moving to Vancouver Island in 1980. This gold mounted bow is one of his finest and features a strong octagonal stick, ivory tip face and whalebone grip. The gold mounted ebony frog has a parisian eye. See www.reidhudson.com.
$7,500 Bow Frog
REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
62.5 grams; balance point: 24.5 cm. A new bow with an octagonal stick and silver mounted ebony frog. One of Reid’s heavier bows that we have. See www.reidhudson.com.
$5,000 Bow Frog
REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
56.5 grams; length: 74.3 cm; balance point: 24.5 cm. A new silver mounted violin bow by Reid Hudson, lighter than average with an octagonal stick and imitation whalebone grip. See www.reidhudson.com.
$5,000 Bow Frog
REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
61 grams; length: 74.3 cm; balance point: 24.5 cm. A new silver mounted violin bow by Reid Hudson, average weight with a round stick and imitation whalebone grip. See www.reidhudson.com.
$5,000 Bow Frog
REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
60.5 grams; length: 74.3 cm; balance point: 24 cm. A good silver mounted violin bow in good used condition. See www.reidhudson.com.
$4,500 Bow Frog
CUNIOT-HURY Flag of France
58 grams; balance point: 23.5 cm. Eugene Cuniot-Hury (1861–1912) was a prolific Mirecourt maker who copied many styles, producing bows under the name of various Parisian shops as well as his own name, and at varying quality levels. This excellent example of a nickel mounted bow has a round stick with a good balance of strength and flexibility.
$4,000 Bow Frog
H S Flag of Canada
61 grams; balance point: 24.5 cm. A silver mounted violin bow by Reid Hudson, with a commercial frog and adjuster.
$2,500 Bow Frog
LOUIS BEGIN Flag of Canada
An excellent baroque violin bow by a well known Canadian specialist in early performance bows. This bow is in perfect excellent condition and weighs 55 grams. It has a round ironwood stick and mammoth ivory fittings.
$2,000 Bow Frog
Morgan Andersen Flag of USA
This is a good light baroque violin bow by one of the best known American makers, known primarily for modern bows. It is in excellent condition and weighs 49 grams. It has a round pernambuco stick and mammoth ivory fittings.
$2,000 Bow Frog
F.K. MÜLLER, circa 1950 Flag of Germany
64 grams; balance point: 26 cm. F. K. Müller was a bow maker established in Bubenreuth, Germany in the middle of the 20th century. This bow is very strong and heavy and well made of excellent materials. A portrait of the maker is stamped on the side of the frog. It is in excellent condition.
$1,500 Bow Frog
Whitespace Violin Bows in 7/8 size
REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
56 grams; balance point: 22.5 cm. A fine silver mounted violin bow in 7/8 size from Reid Hudson of Duncan, BC. See www.reidhudson.com.
$5,000 Bow Frog
Whitespace Violin Bows in 3/4 size
REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
53 grams; balance point: 20.5 cm. A fine silver mounted violin bow in 3/4 size from Reid Hudson of Duncan, BC. See www.reidhudson.com.
$2,500 Bow Frog