Erard Grand Piano

Type: Grand Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Erard

Year: 1861

Geography: Paris / France

Dimensions (cm): L=220

Current location: Not on display

General description: Erard action in a mahogany case with satinwood inlay. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Metal hitchpin plate with two bars. Original square tuning pins. The piano is single strung for the first five strings, the next ten strings after that the piano is bichord, and after that is trichord. All strings are wrapped. The piano also hosts an agraffe, which was invented by Sebastien Erard.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: AAA-a5

Pedals: moderator, damper

Octaves: 7

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Erard / London

Edition/serial number: 7514

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