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

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    London

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    May 16

    New York

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    London

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    Oct 28

    London

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    New York

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The Cozio Carteggio

Latest Feature

Giuseppe Rocca, the ‘ex-Maud Powell’
Jason Price

The 1856 Rocca violin owned by Maud Powell, which was recently sold by Tarisio by private sale

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Historic women performers: Maud Powell
Alessandra Barabaschi

With extraordinary energy and talent, Maud Powell fought against the prejudices of her era to become a musical icon across the world

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Two little-known bow makers, part 2: Lionel Tasquier
Richard Young

Over the course of his short career Lionel Tasquier produced bows that reveal his great creativity and raw talent

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Two little-known bow makers, part 1: Pascal Lauxerrois
Richard Young

You’ve probably never heard of Pascal Lauxerrois or Lionel Tasquier, but they were both outstanding bow makers who died tragically young

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Latest News

  1. January 16, 2019

    Preview: February 2019 New York Highlights

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  2. November 12, 2018

    New York • November 2018 • Results

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  3. October 31, 2018

    London • October 2018 • Results

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  4. October 13, 2018

    Preview: November 2018 New York Highlights

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  5. August 25, 2018

    Preview: October 2018 London Highlights

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  6. June 26, 2018

    London • June 2018 • Results

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