SOLD: Brazilian Pernambuco Double Bass Bow, French Style

SOLD: Ronaldo Siqueira French Style Double Bass Bow, made of durable Brazilian Pernambuco.



This Brazilian Pernambuco Double Bass Bow, French Style is stamped “R Siqueira Brazil.” It is made of a reddish-brown Brazilian Pernambuco and is polished to a satin finish. The frog is ebony with a Parisienne eye and is fully lined with highly figured Abalone and silver. The stick begins octagonal, but is rounded toward the tip, and it has a black leather wrap with a protective winding. Made of naturally dense pernambuco, the stick solid and durable. This double bass bow is haired with high quality white horse hair.

Ronaldo Siqueira has over 14 years experience as a bow maker. He has worked with Horst John, Arcos Brasil, and currently for L’Archet Brasil.


  • Maker: Ronaldo Siqueria
  • Style: French
  • Stick: Pernambuco, Octagonal to Round
  • Frog/Button: Ebony with Parisienne Eye, 3 Piece Button
  • Slide: Abalone, Fully Lined with Silver
  • Ferrule: Silver
  • Wrap: Black Leather with Winding
  • Measurements: Length of Hair- 21 3/8″, Length of Stick- 26″, Overall Length- 26 7/8″, Balance Point- 8 5/8″
  • Weight: 129.9 gms

Purchase Trials are available for a seven-day period on bows priced $1,500 and over. Exceptions for other bows can be made by special request, depending on location, etc. For more information regarding our Purchase Trials, please call us at +1 (860) 535-9399. Bows returned from Purchase Trial subject to a 10% processing fee.

Upton Bass String Instrument Co. specializes in building award-winning custom double basses and offers accessories for the double bass. Upton Bass also services all instruments and bows of the violin family with world class restoration and repair, to view our online restoration portfolio visit

Upton Bass is ready to offer advice and answer any questions regarding double basses or related bass topics. Please contact UB at or call the shop at +1 (860) 535-9399. Hours of operation Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 6pm. The Workshop (The Barn) and showroom are located in Mystic, Connecticut conveniently between Boston and NYC.

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