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Archet ARC.JP Ouchard Japan Violin Bow 4/4

SKU A3-A1001-4/4

This violin bow was made in the Japanese workshop ‘Archet.’ The Archet workshop has been active since 1983. Their bows are inspired by the master French bow makers such as Tourte, Peccatte & Sartory.

They aim to not only understand, but to recreate the strength, beauty & rich tone of the famous French bows with Japanese techniques. The player is at the heart of every bow they produce & as such their range has been developed in co-operation with renowned performers & soloists all over the world.

They aim to make each bow the perfect partner for the player with a beautiful blend between timbre, volume & playability. The workshop have a large range of bows from ones that are more suited to the intermediate-level player to the top-quality soloist bows made by master craftsmen. Archet have been recognized around the world for their craftsmanship, winning various prizes & have received endorsement from well-known performers including Pinchas Zukerman.

This violin bow is stamped ‘ARC.JP,’ and is one of the workshops 'standard' grade bows. This bow is made from pernambuco and the stick has been rounded. It has silver lapping & an ebony frog. It is nickel-silver mounted with a Parisian shell eye. This bow is based on an Ouchard model.

This bow has a flexible stick & is well balanced. It is stable & easy to handle for beginner to intermediate players who are looking for a good quality & reliable bow.

Please contact us if you would like to book an appointment to try this beautiful bow.