Stradivari's "Lady Blunt" exhibited in a showcase designed by "Edizioni Il Salabue".
London, June 20, 2011
Tarisio, An Auction House specialized in "on line" sales of musical instruments, has sold in an auction the violin "Lady Blunt" made by Antonio Stradivari in 1721 for the record amount of £ 9.808.000 ($ 15.894.00). Thanks to the Nippon Music Foundation.now owner of the instrument, 100% of the sale's income will be donated to Japan to help its compatriots hit by the tragedy of March 11.
Il Salabue participated in this extraordinary event thanks to Tarisio company, by selecting our exclusive showcase to exhibit the instrument.