Upright piano

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1820-1825

GUSN

GUSN-24802

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

Descriptive Terms

upright pianos
brass (alloy)
ebony (wood)
felt (textile)
ivory (tooth component)
mahogany (wood)
wood (plant material)
Instrument, Keyboard
Piano
Mahogany
Vegetable Ivory
Ebony
Felt
Brass
Piano

Maker

Astor & Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

33.25 x 64.75 x 23.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.95