ca. 1830 Shaw Adam cello bow

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1830 Shaw Adam cello bow

ca. 1830 Shaw Adam cello bow

Made in France by Jean-Dominique Adam, the bow is a fine example of Adam's work. The donor, Andrew R. Shaw was a professional cellist, and was the president of Canada's largest music publishing company for many years before becoming CEO of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 2002.

  • Donated by Andrew R. Shaw (Toronto)
  • Acquired: 1999
  • Value: $55,000.