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Sale: 24th October 2016

Lot 183: A German Violin Bow by Gustav Prager

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Estimates

£2,000 - £4,000


Sale Archive

This is an archive lot from a previous sale. Please contact us if you are looking to purchase or sell a similar instrument. Brompton's will be happy to guide you through the process and discuss the best options available to you.


VAT & Import Tax

20% buyers premium only

Description

The Ex Joseph Suk. Octagonal stick

Label

Stamped: Gustav Prager, G.P (struck through with an arrow)

Maker

by Gustav Prager

Dimensions

Weight: 58g

Condition

Stick very good, except for small thunder shake and grain lift near to the lapping. Handle with some minor wear. Frog and button good. *

Footnotes

Sold with a letter from Joseph Suk, Prague 2011. This letter confirms that the bow was his property and that he often used it during his concerts and recordings.

Sale Information

Sale Date

2:30pm, Monday 24th October 2016

Sale Location

The Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London, United Kingdom