Piano

Collection Type

  • Musical instruments

Date

1826

GUSN

GUSN-55885

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

Descriptive Terms

pianos
ebony (wood)
ivory (tooth component)
laminating
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Instrument, Keyboard
Piano
Mahogany
Laminated
Pine
Vegetable Ivory
Ebony
Piano

Associated Building

Associated With Asa Waters House (Milbury, Mass.),

Maker

Chickering, J. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Musical T&E; Musical Instruments

Dimensions

35 1/2 x 72 1/2 x 30 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1968.137

Places

Massachusetts (United States)