Instrument Type: XX
Bow Type: Violin
Item #: 557-481
Price: Upon Request
Maker: Jules Fétique
Description: Son of the violin maker, Charles Claude Fétique , and brother to Victor Fétique, Jules Fétique served his apprenticeship under Paul Émile Miquel before joining the Bazin Family and Charles Nicolas Bazin. In 1902, Jules Fétique joined the workshop of Eugène Sartory in Paris with whom he remained until 1912. This collaboration had a strong influence on his style. During this period he also worked for his brother Victor Fétique. In 1912 Jules Fétique worked with 'Caressa et Français' but maintained his collaboration with Eugene Sartory. In 1927, Fétique received the diploma of «Meilleur Ouvrier de France» (1st Craftsman of France) and in 1937, the « Diplôme d'Honneur » (Diploma of Honor) at the International Paris Exhibition. By 1934 he left Caressa et Français and established his own workshop in Paris at Rue de Moscow.
This particular bow is in excellent condition and is certified by Isaac Salchow. The round stick branded CARESSA & FRANÇAIS. PARIS is made of dark red-brown pernambuco and is 72.8 cm. long. This frog is ebony with silver mountings and inlaid pearl eyes. Weight: 61.2 grams.
Terms: This fine bow has been hand selected for addition to our catalog and is available for examination and trial. If you wish to inquire further about this bow, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.