P. Bernhardt Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: Bernhardt, Pierre Antoine Daniel

Year: c.1830

Geography: Paris / France

Dimensions (cm): L=75 W=178 H=28

Current location: Not on display

General description: Anglo-German action with an escapement inside a cashew wood case with a rosewood nameboard. Bone naturals with ebony sharps. French damping system and felt hammer heads. Single bridge. From CC-EE the piano is single strung with close-wrapped strings, FF-BB is bichord with close-wrapped strings, and C-f4 is bichord without close-wrapped strings. Has a full original soundboard and a dust cover.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: CC-f4

Pedals: divided damper, moderator, lute

Octaves: 6

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Medaille de Bronze Exposition de 1827 / P. Bernhardt, / Facteur de Piano / Rue de Touraine No6 au Marais / a Paris

Edition/serial number: 351

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