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A new brand of auctions designed for the violin trade

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Inviting Your Consignments


Considering selling an instrument or bow? Tarisio is here to help! As a specialized firm with leading expertise, we provide a dynamic and professional marketplace wholly dedicated to the requirements of fine instruments and bows. We will gladly consider any instrument or bow for consignment to a future sale. Click the link below to learn more about our evaluation and consignment process.

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Auctions Calendar

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    Nov 18

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
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  2. Feb 14

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    Feb 27

    Berlin

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Feb 8

  3. Feb 28

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    Mar 16

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Feb 22

  4. Mar 14

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    Mar 27

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Mar 8

  5. May 30

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    Jun 12

    Berlin

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online May 24

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Latest Feature

Martzy in around 1947
Carlo Bergonzi: the 1733 ‘Tschudi, Martzy’, Part One
Jason Price

This 1733 Bergonzi was once owned by the highly esteemed but relatively unknown Hungarian violinist Johanna Martzy.

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One of the finest Guarneris in existence: the 1734 ‘Violon du Diable’
Jason Price

Recently sold by Private Sale, this 1734 ‘del Gesù’ has enthralled players, collectors and experts for centuries.

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Itzhak Perlman’s violins

The ‘ex-Perlman, Klausner’ Peter Guarneri of Venice will be sold this week. In anticipation, we have prepared a small round-up of the five most important instruments of the maestro’s career, the two Stradivari, the Guarneri ‘del Gesù’, the Bergonzi and the Peter Guarneri of Venice.

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The ‘Scotta’ Stradivari of c. 1709
Jason Price

The 'Scotta' Stradivari was recently sold by Tarisio by Private Sale for the long-term use of Finnish soloist, Pekka Kuusisto.

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