James Tubbs Viola Bow, London circa 1890


James Tubbs Viola Bow
A James Tubbs viola bow is a rare thing – this example is from Tubbs’ middle period and completely typical. It’s a Rolls Royce of a bow, big, opulent and brimming with confidence. It has some signs of use but there are no cracks or damages.

Mounts: silver/ebony

Dimensions: length 74.3 cm, weight 72.9 grams

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James Tubbs is one of our favourite bow makers

Click here to read Martin’s article about him

Ref: SR248

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