Fine Instrument Auctions


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

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Private Sales


A personalized service for sales of the very highest quality items

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T2 Auctions


A new brand of auctions designed for the violin trade

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Notable Sales

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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Browse the Cozio Archive


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36,000+ Instruments & Bows

3,500+ Violin & Bow Makers

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Auctions Calendar

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    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
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    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
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    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Apr 28

The Cozio Carteggio

Latest Feature

Remembering Ivry Gitlis
Jason Price

Saddened by the death of the legendary Ivry Gitlis we share our interview with the maestro from 2016.

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Remembering Paul Siefried
Matt Wehling

Our December 2020 T2 auction features 180 lots of pernambuco from the workshop of the late Paul Martin Siefried. Paul's longtime friend and fellow bowmaker Matthew Wehling remembers Paul in a tribute for the Cozio Carteggio.

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Found! The birth and death dates of Persoit
Paul Childs

Bow expert Paul Childs recounts the recent discovery of two important historical documents that shed light on the life of this great bowmaker.

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GiveBack: an exceptional violin by Annibale Fagnola, Turin, 1929
Jason Price

This exceptionally fine 1929 Fagnola violin is presented as part of GiveBack, a special benefit auction supporting musicians around the world who have been affected by COVID-19.

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