Tarisio Auctions To Feature The ‘Baltic’

, Tarisio Auctions To Feature The ‘Baltic’
Tarisio, the leading global auction house for fine musical instruments and bows, has been entrusted with the sale of a rare masterpiece: the 292-year-old Guarneri violin known as the ‘Baltic’. It is estimated to achieve in excess of US$10 million in an online auction that runs to March 16, 2023.

The ‘Baltic’ was hand-made circa 1731 by master luthier Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù, the scion of one of the three great violin-making families in Cremona, Italy whose stringed instruments are among the world’s most rare and prized musical instruments. The violin is being offered for sale after almost 50 years in the family collection of the late Asian-American businessman Sau-Wing Lam, a musician and noted collector of rare musical instruments who generously supported young musicians throughout his lifetime. // Continue to the full article

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