Pianoforte

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

ca. 1782

GUSN

GUSN-287672

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

Descriptive Terms

mahogany (wood)
satinwood (wood)
ivory (tooth component)
Instrument, Keyboard
Piano
Piano, Square
Piano, Square

Inscription

"No. 5008/ Fredericus Beck Londini Fecit/ No 10 Broad Street Soho"

Additional Identification Number

821.1

Maker

Beck, Frederick (Maker)

Location of Origin

London

Dimensions

32 1/2 x 62 3/4 x 21 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Accession Number

2013.91.1

Places

London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)