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French cello bow made by Emile Auguste Ouchard.
A beautiful silver mounted cello bow made by Emilie-Auguste Ouchard (collabor. Francois) and certified by J.F. Raffin in Paris.

Emile Auguste Ouchard is one of the finest bow makers of the 20th century, received many honors & awards,
including the Grand Prix of the 1942 International Paris Exhibition.

The elegant and strong stick is made from very beautiful medium-brownish pernambuco wood and is octogonal shaped.
Very nice bony frog with pearl eyes and a fine three part silver mounted screw.(all original) A good strong cello stick,
with great balance and a good feel in the right hand.
The total length of the stick is around 69,9 cm and the weight of the bow is around 81 gr.
The bow is straight and has a good curve, no cracks or repairs.
The bow is ready to play, with used Mongolian horse hair.
Fine new winding and new dwark brown lizard leather grip.

Émile Auguste Ouchard

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Émile Auguste Ouchard
 (1900–1969) was a French bow maker of repute and son and pupil of Émile François Ouchard. Honors & awards include the Grand Prix of the 1942 International Paris Exhibition.


He was born in 1900 in Mirecourt (Vosges). After his apprenticeship E.A. Ouchard worked for a few years with his father at rue Canon in Mirecourt. Later worked in Paris and the United States, returning to France in the mid 1950s. To be more exact, in 1940 A. Ouchard started his own workshop at rue de Rome in Paris before leaving for the United States in 1946. He first joined RUDIE in New York and then LEWIS & Sons in Chicago. His bows are similar to those of the Voirin-Lamy school. A master craftsman and artist who made bows with perfect symmetry and with the perfect balance of suppleness and resistance for effortless staccato and cantabile sound. He died in Gan in 1969. Collaborators & successors include Bernard Ouchard (b. 1925) (son) and Jean Claude Ouchard (b. 1935) (son).

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Emile Auguste Ouchard cello bow

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Additional Information
Makers name Emile Auguste Ouchard
bow lenght 69,9
bow weight 79,5
Date 1925
Color orange/brown
Country of Manufacture Frankrijk
Accessories Supplied No
Length of back na.