Bow for walking stick fiddle.
MakerJohn Dodd workshop
Date Made19th| century
DescriptionTechnical description: The round, concave, pernambuco (?) stick is covered in a red stain (?) or varnish (?), has metallic, green and yellow thread winding, and ends in a transitional head with an ivory headface. The open, screw mechanism, squared, ebony frog has metal ferrule with a wooden ferrule wedge, a mother-of-pearl slide, mother-of-pearl decorative eyes, and a nickel underslide. The button is metal and is octagonal with a large rim and a finial.Weight: 38.5.Hair length: 566.Balance point: 228.Head height: 14.3.Head width: 7.0.Face length:17.9 (middle to middle).Tip diameter: 6.1.Frog diameter: 7.5.Nipple range: 1.6 to 2.0.Period of oscillation: 1.29.Distance from pivot to tail: 66.15.Button length: 21.0.Ferrule width: 8.7.Frog + stick height: 18.8.Frog top length: 32.0. Repair History: There is a repaired dent on the thumb side of the head.
Notesbrenda neece, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004.