A fine round pernambuco Jean Pascal Nehr Viola Bow, France, 2018 engraved on the white gold ferrule "Red Sea". 68.7 grams. Nimble and strong, with a complex and rich tone.
About Jean Pascal:
Jean Pascal Nehr is a renowned living bowmaker who is a member of the founding class of the modern French school in 1974 studying with Bernard Ouchard in Mirecourt, France. For several decades he has operated in his workshop in Marseille, and also recently at CLAC, a Contemporary Luthier Art Collective workshop in Paris.
He devotes himself to the creation of bows inspired by the French school of the early 19th century, in particular FX Tourte. His bows are in demand by the most discerning musicians and collectors worldwide, prized for their beauty and exceptional playing qualities.
1989 winner of the Mittenwald competition
1992 laureate of the manchester competition
1997 Milleur Ouvrier de France, Best Craftsman of France