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

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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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Auctions Calendar

  1. Apr 30

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    May 17

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
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  2. Jun 11

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    Jun 24

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Jun 5

  3. Oct 15

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    Oct 28

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Oct 9

  4. Oct 22

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    Nov 7

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Oct 16

  5. Mar 4

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    Mar 23

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Feb 27

  6. Jun 3

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    Jun 22

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online May 28

The Cozio Carteggio

Latest Feature

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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Ansaldo Poggi, part 1
Dmitry Gindin and Roberto Regazzi

Remembered as a difficult, solitary character, Ansaldo Poggi was driven by his single-minded passion for violin making

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Giancarlo Guicciardi interview
Paul Sadka

Giancarlo Guicciardi looks back at his time as a student of Ansaldo Poggi and how their relationship came to an abrupt end

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Remembering Paul Zukofsky

The Santo Serafin violin played by Paul Zukofsky is one of the highlights of our May New York auction. Here, Aaron Boyd and other musicians remember him as a sometimes prickly character, but a dear friend and extraordinary musician

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  1. May 22, 2019

    New York • May 2019 • Results

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    Preview: May 2019 New York Highlights

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    London • March 2019 • Results

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  4. March 6, 2019

    New York • February 2019 • Results

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  5. February 19, 2019

    Preview: March 2019 London Highlights

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  6. January 12, 2019

    Preview: February 2019 New York Highlights

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