Bow Type: Viola
Item #: XXX-750
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.
This particular bow is certified by Jean-Francois Raffin and is in excellent condition. Silver and ebony mounted onto an orange- brown stick of red-brown pernambuco with beautiful figure. It is branded with his typical brand in 3 spots along the stick; under the frog, under the lapping and also on the handle on the players side. It is a strong bow that produces a dark, powerful tone. Weight: 70.0 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.