De Frey Pere & Fils Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: De Frey Pere & Fils

Year: 1829

Geography: Paris / France

Dimensions (cm): L=66 W=168 H=87

Current location: Not on display

General description: Single action with a double pilot in a mahogany case with a burled poplar nameboard. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Bichord throughout with close-wound bass strings. French damper levers and original flat tuning pins.

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f4

Pedals: damper, moderator, lute, drum

Octaves: 6

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: De Frey Pere & Fils, / Breeles du Roi, / de L.L.A.A.R les M.me La Dauphine, M.me Duchesse de Berry, / & de feue S.A.S.M.me la Duchesse douairiere d'Orleans, / Vieille Rue du Temple, hotel des Ambassadeurs d'Hollande No51 a Paris

Edition/serial number: 3353

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