Viola Bow by Lothar Seifert
Lothar Seifert comes from a family of musical instrument makers in the Kirchberg area of Germany. His father, Oskar, began making bows in 1924 and by 1932 has set up a work shop in Graslitz. Like so many refugees, the Seifert family was forced to re-locate after World War II. They had heard of a small village called Bubenreuth, whose mayor was spreading filers among refugees calling for makers of musical instruments to settle in his town. Lothar opened his shop with a partner in Bubenreuth in 1950 and once again established the family as a well-respected bow producer.
The round stick of pernambuco of an orange-brown colour, silvermounted ebony frog pearl eye, 3-part ebony and silver button with pearl eye.
Stamped *LOTHAR SEIFERT* on the shaft and marked under frog N20.
Condition as new
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