J.T.Lamy Viola Bow
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This premium J.T.Lamy 'LBVA1' Viola bow honours the craft and expertise of the Mirecourt master bow-maker Dominique Peccatte.
J.T.Lamy ‘Peccatte’ bow blanks are crafted from the finest Pernambuco tonewood seasoned for over 5 years with each blank tested to ensure superb resonance and musicality.
Bow frogs are cut from fine Burmese Ebony and hand-finished with ‘925’ sterling silver fittings. The grips are made from high quality leather and wound with ‘925’ Silver wire, and the bow hair is Mongolian horsetail, prized for its thickness and strength.
Each J.T.Lamy bow is handmade under the supervision of a Master Archetier in Suzhou, China and is supplied in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity.
About Dominique Peccatte:
Dominique Peccatte, born 1810, was an apprentice luthier in Mirecourt, France and by the age of 16 or 17 found his way into the workshops of the master Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume. During his decade of working with Vuillaume, Peccatte studied with Jean Pierre Marie Persois and also met Francois Tourte – the maker whose ‘hatchet-shaped’ bow tip he would ultimately adapt to great effect.
Peccatte famously also taught and collaborated with Joseph Henry and Pierre Simon. Peccatte’s brother Francois and nephew Charles were also renowned bow-makers.
Peccatte bows were a little more sturdy than other French bows of the era, and although not quite as flexible as his peer’s creations, his weightier constructions allowed the musician to obtain greater volume and rich articulation, well suited to the concert halls of the time.
STICK: Finest Pernambuco / Paubrasilia echinata
ARCHETIER: Supervised by Master Luthier, Suzhou, China
FROG: Fully Silver Mounted, Burmese Ebony
SLIDE: Mother of Pearl
FERRULE: Solid Silver
TIP: Peccatte Style
WINDING: 925 Silver Lapping
SCREW: Silver & Ebony with Mother of Pearl Button
EYE: Mother of Pearl
HAIR: Fine Mongolian Horsehair
BOW WEIGHT: 70g
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