Fine Instrument Auctions


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

VIEW AUCTIONS

Private Sales


A personalized service for sales of the very highest quality items

READ MORE

T2 Auctions


A new brand of auctions designed for the violin trade

READ MORE

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

READ MORE

Browse the Cozio Archive


200,000+ Photographs

32,141 Instruments & Bows

2,657 Violin & Bow Makers

10,991 Owners

56,383 Auction Results

13,653 Certificates & Documents

Auctions Calendar

  1. Feb 7

    -

    Feb 23

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Feb 1

  2. Mar 14

    -

    Mar 27

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Mar 8

  3. Apr 25

    -

    May 11

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Apr 19

  4. Jun 13

    -

    Jun 26

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Jun 7

The Cozio Carteggio

Latest Feature

chittolini
The life of Roger N. Chittolini
Gennady Filimonov

Roger Chittolini was one of the great collectors of the 20th century, and many fine instruments still bear his name. We present the first biography of this important figure in violin history

READ MORE

sgarabotto-col-adjust-featured-image
Gaetano Sgarabotto
Dmitry Gindin

The renegade maker from Vicenza who initiated a free and easy style of copying rarely seen in modern Italian violin making

READ MORE

Renaud Capucon
Renaud Capuçon and the ‘Panette’ Guarneri
Peter Quantrill

The French soloist talks about playing Isaac Stern’s 1737 ‘Panette’ Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ and why it’s perfect for Brahms

READ MORE

Archinto palazzo
The ‘Archinto’ Stradivari viola, 1696
Alessandra Barabaschi

Part of a Stradivari quartet owned by Count Giuseppe Archinto of Milan, this fine contralto viola spent the early 19th century in glittering palazzi

READ MORE

Latest News

  1. November 14, 2016

    SAKURA Cello Quintet ‘Five of Five’ Premiere

    READ ARTICLE

  2. November 11, 2016

    An exceptional Guadagnini violin for Private Sale

    READ ARTICLE

  3. November 1, 2016

    London • October 2016 • Results

    READ ARTICLE

  4. October 16, 2016

    New York • October 2016 • Results

    READ ARTICLE

  5. October 13, 2016

    Violins undergo neutron scanning

    READ ARTICLE

  6. October 10, 2016

    Giovanni Tononi, sold to benefit the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

    READ ARTICLE

Welcome


You already have a Tarisio account. Please login to continue.

Forgot Password

Sorry, that email and/or password is incorrect, please try again.

Homepage

Welcome


Please register or ​to continue.

Please enter a valid email address.

Homepage

Welcome


Please register or ​to continue.

We have sent you an email.
Please follow the link to confirm your registration.

Homepage