Antique Vintage Fine Old French Violin Bow by Prosper Colas 1880 Refresh RNC0110. This is a great history collectible piece!The length of the stick is 73 cm and the weight of the bow is 54.7 grams. François "Prosper" Colas (18421919) was a French. (Meurthe et Moselle) in 1842, he apprenticed locally, and was influenced by the late Dominique Peccatte.
School (in his early period). Prosper Colas's work is similar to that of François Bazin. Around 1871, he came to Paris where he likely met Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume.
The first bows bearing his brand can be dated to this period and reflect Vuillaume's influence (with the "Vuillaume style frogs"). Prosper Colas worked for a varied number of makers and produced a huge quantity of bows.
His best production was from the turn of the century (early 20th century). His lower tier production is stamped P. Workshops of his time: Jérôme Thibouville-Lamy."Prosper Colas died in 1919, at which point his business was taken over by Ferret-Marcotte". The item "Antique Vintage Fine Old French Violin Bow by Prosper Colas 1880 Refresh RNC0110" is in sale since Monday, March 20, 2017.
This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\String\Orchestral\Violins". The seller is "justourshop" and is located in Evanston, Illinois.
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