Instrument Type: Bow
Bow Type: Violin
Maker: Victor Fetique
Description: Like many great French makers, Victor Francois Fetique was born in Mirecourt, France in 1872. After a traditional training under one of the members of the Husson family, undoubtedly Charles Claude, he went to develop further skills under some of the greatest French makers; Fournier Maline, Emile Miquel and Nicolas Bazin. In 1901 Victor Fetique moved to Paris to work for the Caressa & Sons firm until setting up his personal account in 1913. Often praised for having unquestionable talent and inclination towards finest detail, Victor Fetique was awarded the "Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France" the highest honor for craftsmanship. The bow itself is in outstanding condition, and an excellent example of fine French workmanship. An absolutely great playing bow, with an easy bounce and perfect weight and balance. Designed for the greatest musicians and collectors. Silver and ebony mounted and fitted with an octagonal stick. Weight: 59.3 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.