Violin Bow by F. Magalhaes, Brazil, circa 2023

Violin Bow by F. Magalhaes, Brazil, circa 2023

About F. Magalhaes

This bow was made by Magalhaes for L'archet Brasil, the leading bow company which commissions work from master makers in Brazil. The bows are all handmade by individual archetiers before being distributed by the firm all across the world. The company has developed an excellent reputation for its focus on sustainability: their work in developing excellent alternatives to pernambuco is of particular note.

These bows are selected by us in conjunction with our Head of Workshop. We assess the bows for both quality and playing characteristics, selecting the best for sale.

About the violin bow

The bow is made of excellent quality pernambuco and is mounted in silver and ebony. This bow is from the company's Silver Plus range.

The bow weighs 62 grams and measures 728 mm in length.

How does it play?

This is an excellent playing bow! It sits in the string and grips brilliantly, producing a good sound with even the lightest of touches. A good all rounder bow which seems to work well on most instruments.


The bow is in original mint condition.

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