Erard Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: Erard

Year: 1815

Geography: Paris / France

Current location: Not on display

General description: Double pilot action in a mahogany case. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Original tuning pins and damper cloth. Single bridge. Trichord throughout, the top six notes have a brass hitchpin rail.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f4

Pedals: damper, lute stop

Octaves: 6

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Erard Freres / Facteurs de Forte-Piano & Harpes Privilegies du Roi, / & de la Cour Imperiale de Russie. / Rue du Mail No13 & 21 a Paris 1815

Edition/serial number: 9224

Literature references: This piano can be found in the original Erard ledgers under the serial number 9224: https://archivesmusee.philharmoniedeparis.fr/Default/doc/SYRACUSE/267

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