Violin bow by Charles Nicolas Bazin, Mirecourt, circa 1900

Violin bow by Charles Nicolas Bazin, Mirecourt, circa 1900

About Charles Nicolas Bazin

Charles Nicolas Bazin is a fantastic French maker whose Mirecourt workshop employed many of the town´s finest makers. He inherited the workshop from his father aged only 18 but proved to be an excellent businessman, supplying top-quality bows to many of the Parisian shops.

About the violin bow

This bow was made in Mirecourt around 1900.

The round stick is of excellent quality pernambuco and measures 733 mm in length. The mounts are of silver and ebony.

The bow weighs 60 grams.

How does it play?

This is a springy bow which feels full of life. It pulls out a particularly bright and zingy tone and has no trouble with projection. The bow feels very well balanced and is easy to use.


The bow is in very good condition.


The bow comes with the certificate of Pierre Guillaume.

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