Violin bow by James Dodd II, London
About James Dodd II James Dodd II was the son of bowmaker James Dodd I. The Dodds were a large, London-based family of bow makers: James II’s uncle John Dodd is the most celebrated of the family.
About the bowThe bow comes with its original frog and button but has a set of beautiful silver and ebony mounts made for the stick in order to preserve the originals. The bow weighs 61 grams.
How does it play?This bow is a real favourite of mine! It’s not too light or too heavy, not too strong or too stiff, it’s well-balanced and has a magic sound. Equally at home in Mozart, Brahms and Stravinsky, it truly deserves its place as the main bow in the toolkit of a great player.
ConditionThe bow is in excellent condition with unoriginal mounts as described above.
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