Bow Type: Cello Bow
Item #: 524-453
Maker: H. R. Pfretzschner
Description: Born into a family of bow makers in Saxony, Hermann Richard Pfretzschner found an early interest in bow making. He learned the fundamentals of the trade from his father until later moving on in 1872 to study under the notorious Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume. After completing his internship with Vuillaume, he returned to his family business until setting up his own atelier in Germany. In 1901, the Royal House of Saxony honored him with the title of “purveyor of the Saxonian court”. He was later named a purveyor to the court of the Grand Duchy of Saxony-Weimar-Eisenach.
This particular bow is in excellent condition. It is a very strong bow and produces a dark, powerful tone. Weight: 86.5g.
Terms: This fine bow has been hand selected for addition to our catalog and is available for examination and trial. If you wish to inquire further about this bow, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.