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The ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivari


On 20 June 2011, Tarisio auctioned the ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivari violin of 1721 for $15.9 million – a new world record

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    London

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    New York

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    London

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Latest Feature

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The Voller Brothers
John Dilworth

A fine violin by William, Alfred and Charles Voller is a highlight in our London June auction. How did these three brothers become the team behind some of the most infamous fakes in the business?

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Lupot and his successors, part 1
Gael Francais

This new series of features about the house of Lupot and his long line of successors looks at the political challenges that faced each generation of makers and the importance of the official titles won – or lost – with the changing of regimes

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Hilary Hahn, J.B. Vuillaume, 1865

Hilary Hahn explains why she owns two violins by J.B. Vuillaume

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Ansaldo Poggi, part 2
Dmitry Gindin with the collaboration of Roberto Regazzi

Far from being in awe of Stradivari and Guarneri, Poggi imposed his own aesthetic on to the classical Cremonese makers, producing instruments with a strong personality and a flawless technique

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Latest News

  1. May 29, 2019

    Preview: June 2019 London Highlights

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  2. May 22, 2019

    New York • May 2019 • Results

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  3. April 17, 2019

    Preview: May 2019 New York Highlights

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  4. March 21, 2019

    London • March 2019 • Results

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  5. March 6, 2019

    New York • February 2019 • Results

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  6. February 19, 2019

    Preview: March 2019 London Highlights

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