Art & Design

Sale of The 'Lady Blunt' Stradivarius by Tarisio Auctions - all proceeds to Earthquake Relief Fund

20 June 2011, London

The Nippon Music Foundation has made an extraordinary

offer to assist in the recovery efforts of their native Japan.

In a gesture of deep generosity they have decided to sell

what is considered the finest violin of their collection and

one of the two best preserved Stradivarius violins in the

world, the ‘Lady Blunt’ Stradivarius of 1721.


The Nippon Foundation have pledged the entire proceeds

of the sale to The Nippon Foundation’s Northeastern

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.


Tarisio Auctions is honoured to present the 'Lady Blunt'

for auction on June 20th in London on behalf of The

Nippon Music Foundation.


Free public viewing at The Westbury Hotel on

19 (11:00-19:00) & 20 (10:00 -17:00) June 2011.

Sale itself held online at on 20 June 2011.

20 June 2011

The Westbury Hotel, Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S 2YF


TEL: 020 7354 5763

Tarisio Europe Ltd.