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Confusion as £31k ‘Du Pre’ bow is withdrawn from auction

Eyebrows show up when a London auction firm said it was seeking £20-30,000 for a cello bow by James Tubbs once owned by Jacqueline Du Pre. That’s 2-3 times the face value of a Tubbs, but bidders were seemingly not deterred. Bidding had reached £31,000 when the bow was pulled from sale. What happened? Here’s […]
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