Francois Xavier Tourte cello bow

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An extremely rare c.1790 swan-head model in an exceptionally fine and original state of preservation. The gold-mounted frog and button are profusely decorated with pearl inlay. This bow was part of the collection of the early 20th century Parisian maker and expert, Emile Francais. Certificate of authenticity by Jean-Francois Raffin.

Price: £200,000