The Cozio Archive

Welcome to Cozio, the world’s largest reference resource for buyers, sellers and connoisseurs of fine stringed instruments and bows.

Founded in 2003 as a public registry of iconography, provenance and pricing information for historical stringed instruments, Cozio encompasses over 36,000 individual instruments and bows by over 3,500 makers. It is also the most comprehensive online source for maker biographies and provenance information, and contains over 57,000 historical auction prices.

Although most of Cozio is available to the public by subscription, it also contains photographs, documents and records of instruments and bows that are accessible only by request. If you would like information about any item that is not publicly available, please contact us.

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Andrea Amati, part 1

Early 16th-century Cremona had a sophisticated musical culture and many professional musicians, yet just one fine instrument maker known to us – the young Andrea Amati

By John Dilworth

One thing we know about Andrea Amati is his name. Or at least we think we do. Actually it may have been Amadi, as he wrote on at least one of his labels. But that aside, knowing his name is no small matter...

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