Silver-mounted English viola bow by David Tempest, 71g

David Tempest is a violinist and violist, and respected contemporary maker of bows. He looks to French styles in his making

This silver-mounted viola bow is in very good condition and all of its parts are original

Materials:

 

Stick: pernambuco (Paubrasilia echinata)

Mounts: silver, ebony (Diospyros spp)

Pearl: pink/green abalone (Haliotis spp)

Thumb band: kangaroo leather (Macropus giganteus)

Lapping: silver

Face: bone (Bos indicus)