Louis Morizot Frères, excellent violin bow (certificate by J.F. Raffin)

Louis Morizot established his atelier at Mirecourt in the year 1925. Assisted by his sons, the Morizot Frères manufactured magnificent artist bows. For their efforts they obtained the highest award at the "Exposition Artisanale Paris" in 1929. Violin bows by the Morizot family are still admired and sought after by conoisseurs and amateurs. This excellent round French violin bow by Morizot freres and is made of...

Louis Morizot established his atelier at Mirecourt in the year 1925. Assisted by his sons, the Morizot Frères manufactured magnificent artist bows. For their efforts they obtained the highest award at the "Exposition Artisanale Paris" in 1929. Violin bows by the Morizot family are still admired and sought after by conoisseurs and amateurs. This excellent round French violin bow by Morizot freres and is made of orange-brown pernambuco wood, the stick features an excellent combination of tension, stiffness and activity. The ebony frog is silver mounted with a Parisian eye, the Morizot bow and adjuster are probably a later addition. The bow measures 74.6 cm including the adjuster and the balance-point is at 25.2 cm, the felt balance-point is quite centered. This outstanding French violin bow feels excellent in the hand, is easy and active to play. It produces a warm, bright, large, clear and shining sound. The price includes a certificate of authenticity by Jean-François Raffin, Paris.

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Inventory no.
B797
Maker
Louis Morizot Frères
Provenance
Mirecourt
Year
mid 20th century
Tone
bright, clear, radiant
Weight
60.1 g
French violin bow by Louis Morizot Frères, Mirecourt - frog
Archet de violon francais de Louis Morizot Frères, Mirecourt - tete
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