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Piano

Description

Piano with rectangular case labeled "J. CHICKERING, MAKER/ 416/ WASHINGTON STREET/ BOSTON." Metal casters with ring-turned cuffs and flaring, reeded pillar legs culminating in a gadrooned cuff and Corinthian capitals. Massive rectangular case houses keyboard and strings; folding music shelf and folding cover. Two wooden pedals with lyre-shaped support.

Details

Maker
Chickering, J. (Maker)
Date
1826
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Associated With Asa Waters House (Milbury, Mass.).
Material
ebony (wood)
ivory (tooth component)
laminating
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Musical T&E; Musical Instruments
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ebony
ebony (wood)
Instrument, Keyboard
ivory (tooth component)
Laminated
laminating
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Piano
pianos
Pine
pine (wood)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
35 1/2 x 72 1/2 x 30 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.137
GUSN
55885

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