Silver mounted viola bow by Robert Pierce, 71.4 grams. For more than 30 years Robert Pierce has been making bows focused on playing quality where choice of wood is the essential factor for richness of sound, timbres, colours and overtones. His bows are used on four continents and on some of the world's most famous instruments. Robert Pierce is Irish and was a cellist in his native National Symphony Orchestra for 12 years. He is a member of the Group des Luthiers et Archetiers de Art de France.