W.E. Hill & Sons Bow - $12,000
Inheriting the finest legacy of the French school, Hills created their own style that defines the English tradition of bow making to this day.
The firm was founded in 1880 by William Ebsworth Hill, who established its reputation for fine restoration work, pioneering many new techniques. He also trained his four sons, William Henry, Arthur Frederick, Alfred Ebsworth and Walter Edgar, to continue his work following his death in 1895. Led by Alfred Ebsworth, they built an unrivaled reputation for expertise, publishing seminal books on Stradivari and the Guarneri family.
The firm was founded in 1880 by William Ebsworth