Cello bow by Victor François Fétique, Paris
About Victor FétiqueFétique was born in Mirecourt in 1872 and completed his apprenticeship there before moving to Paris in 1901, working alongside Claude Thomassin amongst others. Having set up his own workshop in 1913, Fétique produced a great number of very fine bows and was awarded several prizes for his excellent craftsmanship.
About the bowThis particular bow is an extremely exciting example of the master´s work: it is stamped as an exhibition bow, made to be taken to London in 1924 to demonstrate the quality of Fétique´s craft to the UK market.
The bow is mounted in silver and ebony and weighs 80 grams.
How does it play?This is a very fine, responsive playing bow which produces an extremely beautiful sound.
ConditionThe bow in excellent condition with one repaired crack to the thumb projection.
CertificationThe bow comes with a Raffin certificate.
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