Silver and ivory-mounted English violin bow by a member of the Dodd family, Stamped DODD on the handle and the frog. 56g

This silver and ivory-mounted violin bow is shorter than standard length, at 706mm (not including adjuster). It has been registered exempt from restrictions under the Ivory Act 2018

Materials:

 

Stick: pernambuco (Paubrasilia echinata)

Mounts: silver and ivory (Elephantidae spp), probably original, made pre1975

Thumb band: kangaroo leather (Macropus giganteus)

Lapping: silver

Face: bone (Bos indicus)

The audience side of the frog is stamped DODD to the lower edge