Joseph Henry Violin Bow, Paris circa 1855

Joseph Henry Violin Bow, Paris circa 1855

This is a very fine Joseph Henry in excellent condition. I have a particular soft spot for Henry, and this bow doesn’t disappoint in looks or in playability. It’s a top level bow for a serious professional.
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Etienne Pajeot Violin Bow, Mirecourt circa 1840

Etienne Pajeot Violin Bow, Mirecourt circa 1840

This is a particularly beautiful Pajeot violin bow from the maker’s best period – it’s in excellent condition, original in all parts, and it plays with a rare combination of strength and finesse.
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Etienne Pajeot Violin Bow, Mirecourt circa 1815

Etienne Pajeot Violin Bow, Mirecourt circa 1815

This is a remarkable early gold mounted bow by Etienne Pajeot, perhaps the most fascinating and innovative of all French makers. It’s an exceptional playing bow – the frog has some restoration but the stick is very well preserved.
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Jean Persoit Violin Bow, Paris circa 1820

Jean Persoit Violin Bow, Paris circa 1820

This is an outstanding Persoit violin bow with exceptional sound and handling. Currently fitted with copy frog and button, but supplied with the original open frog and ivory button.
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FX Tourte Violin Bow, Paris circa 1800

FX Tourte Violin Bow, Paris circa 1800

FX Tourte is without question the greatest name in the history of bow-making. Here we have a superb example from around 1800, original in all parts and in excellent condition. It’s a tremendous player worthy of a leading soloist.
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