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Nicolas Maire viola Bow circa 1840.

A fine professional viola bow made by Nicolas Rémy Maire (atelier).

One of the great bow makers of the mid 19th century, Nicolas Rémy Maire.

This French viola bow has a beautiful round strong stick, made of the finest iron wood.
The sound is strong, pure and focused.

This French viola bow is in a fine condition.
All the parts are original, and the bow is nickel-silver mounted.

This is a fantastic opportunity to buy an incredible French viola bow, a beautifully preserved Maire viola bow
with all the aesthetic and tonal quality but at an affordable price.

Nicolas Maire is one of the few great 19th century French makers not to have worked for Vuillaume.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nicolas Rémy Maire (1800–1878) was an illustrious French archetier.

Maire was born in Mirecourt. He trained in the Lafleur workshop and served his apprenticeship in the workshop of Pajeot in Mirecourt.
Maire's style remained close to that of Pajeot.

He opened his own workshop in Mirecourt in 1826 and left in 1853 to work in Paris.
As well as his own production, he worked for Gand, Jean Baptiste Vuillaume and Georges Chanot. He was influenced by Dominique Peccatte during the 1850s, his bows being very similar to those of Peccatte from this period. Maire went on to a lighter model after 1860, as did many other makers of his time. He did not always stamp his bows. Jean Joseph Martin was among his students. His work varies in style but is consistently of fine craftsmanship. He died in Paris.

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Nicolas Maire viola Bow, ca.1840

Product code: b125
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Nicolas Maire viola Bow

Additional Information
Makers name Nicolas Maire atelier
bow lenght 72,6
bow weight 70
Date 1840
Color brown
Country of Manufacture Frankrijk
Accessories Supplied No
Length of back na