Bow Type: Violin
Item #: 620-542
Maker: Victor Fétique
Description: Like many great French makers, Victor Francois Fétique 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 Fétique 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 Fétique was awarded the "Un des Meilleurs Ouvriers de France" the highest honor for craftsmanship. This particular bow is in very good condition. The stick is round and has a length of 72.8 cm. It is of dark orange-brown pernambuco which has random figurations and if of excellent quality. The model of the head is typical of Fétique’s work from this period. The frog is of ebony and silver and has a mother-of-pearl eye encircled by a silver ring in each side. The button is of silver on ebony and its collar has a second cut. Certified by Paul Childs. Weight: 63.5 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.