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Pochette bow, France, ca. 1700-1800

Tip of bow

Frog of bow

NMM 4652. Kit bow, France, ca. 1700-1800. Round stick. Bone screw. Length: 542 mm. Ex coll.: Baron Armand van Zuylen, Liège. Arne B. and Jeanne F. Larson Fund, 1989.



Literature:  Important Musical Instruments Including the Van Zuylen Collection of Early Instruments (London: Christie, Manson & Woods, March 16, 1988), lot 191, p. 43.

"1989 Acquisitions at USD Music Museum," Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society 19, No. 1 (February 1990), p. 16.

"It's Been an Incredible Decade . . . Museum Makes Important Acquisitions Again in 1989," Shrine to Music Museum Newsletter 17, No. 2 (January 1990), p. 7.

André P. Larson, Amadeus:   His Music and the Instruments of Eighteenth-century Vienna, exhibition catalog, Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, South Dakota, February 4-March 2, 1990 (Vermillion: National Music Museum, 1990), p. 8.

Paul R. Laird, "That Gut Feeling: The World of Early Strings—The Shrine to Music Museum," Continuo (June 1996), p. 16.


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