Ken Altman

Bow Maker

Finely crafted bows for violin, viola, 'cello and bass.
Ken Altman 2004
This bow was made on commission for Mr. Leroy Sellers, a professional freelance violinist and college professor in Charlotte, North CarolinaThe frog is made of mastadon ivory and 18 karat gold, with eyes and pearl slide of awabi abalone.

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comments about this bow.
    "Throughout my performing career I have owned bows by Pecatte, Simon, Hill, Bultitude, Voirin, and Nurnberger.
But the bow that I just bought from Mr. Altman equals the best of the lot, and surpasses the others.
Mr. Leroy Sellers