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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Auctions Calendar

  1. Apr 21

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    May 1

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    (closed) VIEW SALE

  2. Jul 14

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    Jul 23

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Jul 1

  3. Jul 14

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    Jul 23

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Jul 1

  4. Oct 6

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    Oct 19

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Sep 30

  5. Oct 27

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    Nov 12

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Oct 21

The Cozio Carteggio

Latest Feature

Remembering Lynn Harrell

Adrian Brendel, soloist and current steward of the 'Harrell' Montagnana, and Jason Price, Founder of Tarisio, pay tribute to the late Lynn Harrell.

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Historic Women Performers: the Sisters Milanollo
Alessandra Barabaschi

The story of two young prodigies who included Joseph Joachim among their fans and were bequeathed fine violins by Domenico Dragonetti

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Bernardo Calcagno, part 2
Alberto Giordano

Exploring the key characteristics of Calcagno’s style and approach through two different examples of his work

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Violin by Calcagno
Bernardo Calcagno, part 1
Alberto Giordano

Investigating the life of the fine 18th-century Genoese maker, whose early career as a valet and music teacher seems to have paid dividends later in the form of wealthy clients

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