Erard Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: Erard

Year: 1794

Geography: Paris / France

Current location: Not on display

General description: Double pilot action in a mahogany case with a satinwood nameboard. Bone naturals with ebony sharps. Single bridge. Original soundboard and long, flat tuning pins. Hammers have a leather covering. Bichord throughout with open wound bass strings.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f3

Pedals: damper, lute, swell, moderator

Octaves: 5

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Sebastien Erard et Frere / Compagnie Rue dus Mail No37 / a Paris 1794

Edition/serial number: 2834

Literature references: This piano can be found in the original Erard ledgers under the serial number 2834: https://archivesmusee.philharmoniedeparis.fr/Default/doc/SYRACUSE/121

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