Cello bow by Ernst Kessler, Markneukirchen, circa 1890

Cello bow by Ernst Kessler, Markneukirchen, circa 1890

About Ernst Kessler

Ernst Kessler was a Berlin-based violin dealer who succeeded August Reicher as a supplier of instruments and bows to the Berlin Conservatoire. He won many awards for his work, including the Royal Prussian and Royal Saxonian state medals.

About this cello bow

This bow was made for Kessler circa 1890, most likely in Markneukirchen. The bow weighs 75 grams and the round stick measures 693 mm. The bow is silver mounted and of good quality pernambuco.

How does it sound?

This bow is flexible and easy to manoeuvre. It feels very reliable in the hand and works well off the string.


The bow is in very good condition.

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