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Sale: 2nd November 2015

Lot 13: An English Gold-Mounted Violin Bow by James Tubbs, London circa 1890


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£3,000 - £5,000

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Round stick. The chased gold mounts. Victor Flechter was a New York dealer wrongly accused of stealing the 1725 'Duke of Cambridge' Stradivarius violin.
This bow was reportedly the property of the violinist Josef Suk, Prague 1929-2011.


Stamped: Flechter New York


by James Tubbs


Weight: 66g


Stick good, one pin crack to back of head, pin damage to point, frog and button good, but thumb projection significantly filed away *

Sale Information

Sale Date

3:30pm, Monday 2nd November 2015

Sale Location

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