The Hofner Pernambuco viola bow is a German AA quality pernambuco bow that will impress with its great playability and balance.
The Hofner Pernambuco viola bow is a German AA quality pernambuco bow. It has an octagonal stick stamped “KARL HÖFNER”, nickel silver mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye, Chevreaux leather grip with sterling silver wire winding, and a three-part button. Available in size 4/4 (14″-16″). This bow will be sure to impress with its great playability and the balance you feel with it in your hand.
For nearly 130 years, Höfner of Germany has been producing quality string instruments. Karl Höfner started the company in 1887 in Schanbach, which was the European center of its day for musical instrument production. Over the coming decades, Höfner’s business grew to meet global demands, earning a reputation for high-quality craftsmanship and economically-efficient working methods. Now located at Hagenau in Bavaria, Höfner uses the traditional methods of bowmaking, tried and true for generations, to create a wide range of bows suitable for students as well as professionals.