Viola Bow by Louis Morizot pere
Louis Joseph Morizot, or Morizot père began his apprenticeship as a bow maker with Eugène Cuniot-Hury, before joining the workshop of Charles Nicolas Bazin for whom he worked from about 1901 to about 1914
Circa 1914 he worked for Sartory and this experience greatly influenced his personal production.
In 1919 Louis Morizot established his own workshop at 5 rue Saint Georges in Mirecourt.
After 1920, his sons joined him has pupils with their help the Mirecourt workshop became extremely productive and well-known, supplying many firms both in France and abroad. In 1933 he established an official partnership with his sons; “Morizot & fils,” before and after their father’s death in 1957 there output can be described as the work of “Morizot frères.”
In Paris in 1924 he won the ‘Grand Prix’ at the first exhibition Artisanale de Paris in 1924. (Meilleur Ouvrier de France).
In Paris in 1927 he won Gold medal at the Exposition Artisanale de Paris.
Louis Morizot trained many other bow makers including his five sons.
Along with his own production, bows can be found bearing the following brands :
Georges Apparut, Joseph Aubry, Léon Bernardel, René Bernardel, Emile Boulangeot, Caress & Francais, Chanot & Chardon, Collin-Mezin, Coné & Fils, André Conot, Darte, Diens, Albert Deblaye, Georges Dupuy, V.J. Ferelli, Victor Fetique, Pierre Hel, Marc Laberte, J Lamy, Lupot, J Merciole, Roger & Max Millant, Léon Mougenot, Christian Olivier, Eugène Sartory, FR Simon, Tournier, Tourte, A. Voirin Fils
The round stick of pernambuco of a red-orange colour, silver mounted ebony frog inlaid with pearl eye, three part silver button inlaid with pearl eye.
Stamped ‘L.MORIZOT’ on the shaft
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