January 11, 2016
This E.M. Penzel viola bow is in fine condition. Hand crafted by master Emil Max Penzel in southwestern Germany. Penzel studied with the famous maker H.R. Pfretzschner in Markneukirchen, Saxony for ten years before opening his own workshop in the Vogtland village of Erlbach. Penzel bows are known for a responsive, powerful sound.
This is a fine example of E.M. Penzels bows. Emil Penzel lived from (1887-1953).