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

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A personalized service for sales of the very highest quality items

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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 12

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    Apr 26

    Berlin

    Fine Instruments & Bows
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  2. May 24

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    Jun 9

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
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  3. Oct 11

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    Oct 24

    Berlin

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Oct 5

  4. Oct 18

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    Oct 31

    London

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Oct 12

  5. Nov 1

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    Nov 17

    New York

    Fine Instruments & Bows
    Catalog online Oct 26

The Cozio Carteggio

Latest Feature

Detail of the painted scene
An exceptional decorated violin by Francois-Louis Pique
Jason Price

One of the finest known violins by Pique is a highlight of our April Berlin auction.

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da Vinci
A closer look at the ‘da Vinci, ex-Seidel’ Stradivari
Jason Price

The 1714 'da Vinci, ex-Seidel' comes from the elite 'Golden Period' of Stradivari's career.

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A Hollywood Stradivari
Jason Price

Featured on the soundtracks of many classic Hollywood films like 'The Wizard of Oz' 'Intermezzo,' and 'Melody for Three,' the 'da Vinci, ex-Seidel' has been heard by literally billions

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Seidel and the da Vincxi
The provenance of the 1714 ‘da Vinci, ex-Seidel’ Stradivari
Jason Price

The 1714 'da Vinci, ex-Seidel' Stradivari has a rich history spanning multiple continents and three centuries of distinguished owners and players.

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