Anonymous Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: Undetermined

Year: c.1800

Geography: Unknown

Current location: Not on display

General description: Viennese action inside a mahogany case with brass inlay in the Napoleon/Empire style. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Birchord. The bridge of this piano is unique, in that from FF-c# the bridge is wide with backpinning, while from d until the top note the bridge is narrow without backpinning. The hammers have specially designed holes in them.

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f3

Pedals: moderator, damper

Octaves: 5

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