Fine Auctions


Sales of exceptional instruments and bows, including examples of the finest classical makers

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A personalized service for sales of the very highest quality items

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Sales of speculative, restorable and trade items

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Notable Sales

The 'Lady Blunt' Stradivarius of 1721


On 20 June 2011, Tarisio auctioned the 'Lady Blunt' Stradivarius of 1721 for $15.9 million - a new world record

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56,383 Auction Results

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Auctions Calendar

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    Oct 14

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
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  2. Oct 17

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    Oct 27

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Oct 6

  3. Nov 25

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    Dec 10

    New York

    Speculative, Restorable & Trade
    Catalog online Nov 19

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Latest Feature

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Stradivari’s violas, Part II
John Dilworth

Having developed the 'CV' contralto viola form, Stradivari was poised to create some of the greatest masterpieces of his career, including the 'Archinto', 'Russian' and 'Macdonald'

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Stradivari’s violas, Part I
John Dilworth

Why did the Stradivari workshop produce so few violas? The history of the instrument provides some clues

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Endellion 420x420
David Waterman interview
Naomi Sadler

The cellist of the Endellion Quartet explains how he came to share a G.B. Guadagnini cello with Steven Isserlis – and how he almost gave it back

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Stradivari’s moulds
Nicholas Sackman

Tracing the journey of Stradivari's workshop moulds from Count Cozio's collection to Cremona’s Museo del Violino reveals conflicting accounts of how many actually survive

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Latest News

  1. September 19, 2014

    Tarisio Zurich Exhibition

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  2. September 10, 2014

    Public Viewings – October 2014 Highlights

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  3. September 2, 2014

    The ‘Vatican Stradivari’

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  4. August 25, 2014

    Vincenzo Panormo Exhibition – 2015

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  5. July 15, 2014

    Remembering our friend – Lorin Maazel

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  6. June 26, 2014

    June 2014 London SRT Bows results

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