Maker: Samuel Allen

City: Mevagissey, Country: England | Dates: B.1838, d.1914

Biography of Samuel Allen - John Dilworth

ALLEN, Samuel Born 1838 Mevagissey, Cornwall, died 1914 London UK. Important and influential English bow maker. An operatic singer and cabinet maker, he is thought to have taught himself the rudiments of bow making before being recruited by the Hills for the workshop in Hanwell, west London, in the 1880s. Early work is strongly influenced by...

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A Cello Bow by Samuel Allen. Silver & Ebony mounts, 81 g. | Sold in 2002

£4,780

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