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Pianoforte

Description

Square piano with hinged lid. Lid opens to form a music rack. Piano is supported by a French table-stand. Five octaves with two hand-levers to operate the dampers.

Details

Maker
Beck, Frederick (Maker)
Date
ca. 1782
Inscriptions
"No. 5008/ Fredericus Beck Londini Fecit/ No 10 Broad Street Soho"
Location of origin
London
Material
ivory (tooth component)
mahogany (wood)
satinwood (wood)
Object type
Musical T&E; Musical Instruments
Places
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Instrument, Keyboard
ivory (tooth component)
mahogany (wood)
Piano
Piano, Square
satinwood (wood)
Dimensions
32 1/2 x 62 3/4 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2013.91.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
GUSN
287672

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