Erard Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Geelvinck Collection

Manufacturer: Erard

Year: 1805

Geography: Paris / France

Current location: Not on display

General description: Erard action in a mahogany case with a satinwood nameboard. Bone naturals with ebony sharps. This piano has been restored, which is indicated by the new bridge, modern tuning pins, and repaired soundboard.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-c4

Pedals: damper, moderator, possibly two lute stops

Octaves: 5 1/2

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Erard Freres / Rue du Mail No21 / a Paris 1805

Edition/serial number: 6473

Literature references: This piano can be found in the original Erard ledgers under the serial number 6473: https://archivesmusee.philharmoniedeparis.fr/Default/doc/SYRACUSE/89

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