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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

  1. May 14

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    May 31

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
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  2. Sep 24

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    Oct 7

    Berlin

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Sep 18

  3. Oct 15

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    Oct 28

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Oct 9

  4. Oct 29

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    Nov 14

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Oct 23

  5. Feb 25

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    Feb 13

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Feb 19

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    Mar 24

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Feb 27

The Cozio Carteggio

Latest Feature

The legacy of New York violin maker Luiz Bellini
Jason Price

Four mint condition violins by the highly-acclaimed New York violin maker, Luiz Bellini (1935-2015) are featured in our May 2024 New York sale. These violins were kept under lock and key by the maker and have never been used. They were only recently discovered by his family and are now being offered for sale for the very first time. In this week’s Carteggio, Tarisio Director, Jason Price looks at the life and influence of Maestro Bellini.

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Remembering Francis Kuttner
Florence Haseler

In light of our April T2 auction, which features a large collection of tonewood and books from Francis’s workshop, we had the pleasure of speaking to a handful of Francis’s many, many friends, who were all too willing to share their fond memories of his humor and warmth.

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The elephant in the room: An expert forgery by Jack Lott
Jason Price and Michael A. Baumgartner

Lot 59 in our March auction blurs the boundaries of imitation and forgery. Throughout its history, this beguiling violin has been repeatedly bought, sold and certified as a genuine Guarneri.

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Omobono Stradivari, the ‘Josefowitz’ of c. 1725-1730
Matthew Huber

In this week's Carteggio, Matthew Huber, head of Tarisio London, introduces a superb violin by Omobono Stradivari, the second son of Antonio. Instruments made by Omobono are exceptionally rare and provide great insight into the impact that Omobono had on his father's instruments. The 'Josefowitz' is the highlight of our March sale in London.

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