Erard Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: Erard, Sebastien

Year: 1817

Geography: Paris / France

Dimensions (cm): W=167

Current location: Not on display

General description: French double pilot action in a mahogany case with satinwood nameboard. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Trichord.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-c4

Octaves: 5 1/2

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Erard Freres / Facteurs de Forte-Piano & de Harpes du Roi / de ses nienus plaisirs, / & de la Cour Imperiale de Russie. / Rue du Mail No. 13 & 21. a Paris 1817.

Edition/serial number: 9794

Literature references: This piano can be found in the original Erard ledgers under the serial number 3281: https://archivesmusee.philharmoniedeparis.fr/Default/doc/SYRACUSE/267

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