Viola bow by Michael Taylor, London, circa 1980

Viola bow by Michael Taylor, London, circa 1980

About Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor was head of the bow workshop at Ealing Strings from 1972 until 1994. During his time at Ealing Strings he was instrumental in the publication of several highly-regarded texts on the great violin and bow makers and is widely regarded as one of the finest bow makers of his generation.

About the bow

This viola bow was made for Ealing Strings and is modelled after Pecatte. The bow weights 69.5 grams and the mounts are of silver and ebony. The octagonal stick is of excellent quality pernambuco.

How does it play?

This is a really good strong stick which draws out a vibrant sound. It comes off the string really well and is very lively.


The bow is in original mint condition and bears the Ealing Strings stamp.

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