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A new brand of auctions designed for the violin trade

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Notable Sales

The 'Lady Blunt' Stradivarius of 1721


On 20 June 2011, Tarisio auctioned the 'Lady Blunt' Stradivarius of 1721 for $15.9 million - a new world record

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The Cozio Carteggio

Latest Feature

Jago Peternella
Gennady Filimonov

New research into Peternella’s life reveals a prolific, resourceful maker, who pursued economic opportunity in many different cities

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Interview with Giovanni Battista Morassi
Paul Sadka

The doyen of modern Cremonese violin making, Giovanni Battista Morassi recalls studying at the Cremona School in the 1950s, taking Garimberti on motorbike trips and arm wrestling with Scrollavezza

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The ex-Enescu Guarneri ‘del Gesù’ violin
Jason Price

A detailed examination of this superb early violin by Guarneri ‘del Gesù’, which shows all the character and flair of his mature work

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Kreisler’s violins
Tully Potter

The Austrian virtuoso Fritz Kreisler loved to tease listeners with tall stories about his many violins – but which ones did he actually play?

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    Preview: March 2017 London Highlights

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    Preview: February 2017 New York Highlights

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  5. December 14, 2016

    Handshakes, Hammers & Clicks – 400 Years of Violin Buying

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  6. November 14, 2016

    SAKURA Cello Quintet ‘Five of Five’ Premiere

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