Bow Type: Violin
Item #: xxx-561
Maker: Joseph Alfred Lamy
Description: Son of Jean Joseph Lamy, Joseph Alfred Lamy was born in Mirecourt, France in 1850. At the age of twelve, Lamy began his bow making apprenticeship under Charles Husson. In 1868, Lamy left Mirecourt to work for the Gautrot firm and later François Nicolas Voirin in Paris. Lamy’s successful and prolific career led him to a silver medal at the Paris Exhibition and gold medal in 1900.
The stick is round and has a length of 72.65 cm. It is of a dark red-brown pernambuco of excellent quality. The model of the head is typical of Lamy’s work from this period. The frog is of ebony and silver and has a mother-of-pearl eye in each side. The button is in three-piece form and its collar has a single cut. At this time the bow is in good condition. Weight: 56.5 grams. Certified by Paul Childs.
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.