Étienne Pajeot cello bow, Mirecourt circa 1820
Étienne Pajeot (1791-1849) of Mirecourt, France, is among the most important bow makers in history. Son of bow maker Louis Simon Pajeot, Étienne established his own highly successful and influential workshop in his hometown. He developed personal models and implemented improvements and innovations in frog construction, including various mountings, metal under slides, and self-hairing frogs. His bows are highly desirable among professional players and collectors.
Sold with a certificate of authenticity from Salchow and SonsRound. Later ebony and silver frog. Ebony and silver button. 4/4