Jianfeng Li workshop viola bow
Chinese bow maker JianFeng Li studied with celebrated American bow maker John Norwood Lee. He currently works from his studio in the port city of Ningbo in northeast China and is a member of both the Violin Society of America and the Violin Society of China.
Li's bows (branded "Lee") have won numerous prizes in international bow-making competitions, including silver medals for his violin and viola bows entered into the China International Violin Making and Bow Making Competition held in Beijing in 2013. Based on 19th century French models, Li's bows are praised for their elegance and tone production, and they are owned by professional players across the globe.