Bow Type: Violin
Price: Upon Request
Maker: Victor Fetique Expo 1925
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 bow made for the Paris expo of 1925, highlights the wonderful style and craftsmanship of Victor Fetique. Made to highlight and show-off his talents, this bow is mounted in ebony and gold and is of superb quality pernambuco. The bow is in excellent condition and is as wonderful to play as it is to look at. Well balanced, this bow draws a beautiful tone and is quick and agile.
Certified by Rembert Wurlitzer in September of 1968. Weight: 62.0 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.