Étienne Pajeot violin bow, Mirecourt circa 1840
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, where he developed his own models and implemented improvements and innovations in frog construction, including various mountings, metal under slides, and self-hairing frogs. His bows are extremely desirable among professional players and collectors.
Sold with certificates of authenticity from Salchow & Sons and Pierre GuillaumeRound. Ebony and silver fittings. 4/4