P. Bernhardt Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: Bernhardt, Pierre Antoine Daniel

Year: c.1835

Geography: Paris / France

Current location: Not on display

General description: Anglo-German action with escapement inside a cashew wood case with the nameboard made of rosewood. Bone naturals with ebony sharps. Single bridge. Felt hammer heads. Full soundboard. CC-EE is single strung with close-wrapped strings, FF-BB is bichord with close wrapped strings, and C-f4 is just bichord. French damping system.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: CC-f4

Pedals: moderator, damper

Octaves: 6 1/2

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Medaille d'Argent / P. Bernhardt / Rue Buffault, 17 Fg Montmartre / Aliers Dep rue St Maur Fg du Temple / Paris

Edition/serial number: 1458

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