A fine silver mounted pernambuco cello bow by Jacques Poullot. It is a strong and powerful stick at 80 grams, the bow is capable of drawing an even and effortless tracking to the string, with a sweetly focused clarity. It was a late addition to the Inaugural Bay Fine Strings Contemporary Violin Makers Exhibition and Concert April 29th 2023, and a copy of the published catalog will be included with this bow.
About Jacques Poullot
Born April 27, 1960 in Dijon whose father was musician to the music of the Republican Guard of Paris. Jacques studied classical piano, violin and trombone at conservatory.
Following the success of his entrance examinations, he joined the national violin making school of Mirecourt in 1976, in the class of
bowmaking under the direction of Bernard Ouchard, bow maker of the
Vidoudez house in Geneva for 20 years.
In 1979, Jacques carries out his four years of training in the workshop of luthier Albert Claudot (Meilleur Ouvrier de France) in Dijon.
He started his own business in 1983 in this city, while doing numerous
internships with colleagues. In 2011 Jacques opens a workshop in Bari, Italy, he enjoys the
calm and beauty of the region to
ensure his production of new bows he sells worldwide.
- 1990: Certificate for Workmanship
(2nd prize) Violin Society of America-
-1991: Prize of the City of Paris (violin
-1996: 3 Certificate for Workmanship
(2nd prize) Violin Society of America
1998: Dunhill Grand Prize for Crafts
- 1999: Regional Grand Prix for
Export category Crafts
2008; Official bowmaker of the Qatar
2009; Artinov Prize for artisanal
innovation for his work on the maintenance of the bow.
-2014 resumes work again in Dijon.
-Court Expert of the City of Dijon 2021
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