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Pianoforte

1942.3820 (RS247609)

Description

Piano with rectangular case; six turned reeded legs with brass collars and casters. Red morocco leather inserts mounted behind fretwork on front panel over keyboard.

Details

Maker
Hayts, Babcock & Appleton (Maker)
Date
1814-1815
Inscriptions
"Hayts/Babcock +/Appleton/No 6/Milk-Street, BOSTON" (Stencilled gilt script within a gold circle)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
cherry (wood)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Musical T&E; Musical Instruments
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cherry (wood)
Federal
Instrument, Keyboard
mahogany (wood)
Piano
Piano, Square
pianos
pine (wood)
Dimensions
34 3/4 x 67 x 24 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3820
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
57734

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