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Double Bass Bow By Victor Fétique Paris C.1920
Victor Fetique (1872 - 1933) son of violin maker Charles-Claude. He learned bow making initially from Charles-Claude Husson, later from Sigisbert Foutrnier Maline, Emile Miquel and finally from Charles-Nicolas Bazin. In 1901 he moved to Paris and for the next twelve years worked for "Caressa and Francais"
From 1913 he worked independently setting up his own workshop.
Amongst bow makers who worked for Victor Fetique are, Albert Thomassin, Auguste Toussain, Camille Remi and Louis Morizot, his son Marcel and Andre Richaume also worked for him.
Title of "Greatest archetier in France" conferred on him at he Paris Exhibition in 1927.
The octagonal stick of pernambuco of a dark orange-brown colour. Silver mounted ebony frog inlaid with Parisian eye. Three part silver adjuster inlaid with pearl eye.
Stamped 'Vtor FETIQUE a PARIS' on the shaftWeight 125 Gr
Excellent original condition
Small scratch across front of ferrule.
A written valuation for insurance purposes for insurance purposes of £9,900 is included with this Bass Bow
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