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Upright piano

Description

Upright piano on casters. Straight, tapered legs with corresponding inlay, culminating in applied, embossed brass plate. Rectangular body with inlay contains ivory and ebony keyboard with pierced fretwork panels and floral painted decoration. Central label reads: "NEW PATENT/ ASTOR & COMPANY/ 79 CORNHILL/ LONDON." Brass fittings.

Details

Maker
Astor & Company (Maker)
Date
1820-1825
Location of origin
London, England
Material
brass (alloy)
ebony (wood)
felt (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Musical T&E; Musical Instruments
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Ebony
ebony (wood)
Felt
felt (textile)
Instrument, Keyboard
ivory (tooth component)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Piano
upright pianos
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33.25 x 64.75 x 23.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.95
GUSN
24802

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