Undetermined Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Undetermined

Year: c.1820

Geography: Vienna / Austria

Dimensions (cm): L=79 W=168 H=35

Current location: Not on display

General description: It is believed that this may be a Josef Kaspar Fritz square piano. Viennese action in a walnut case. Bone naturals with ebony sharps. Original full soundboard. Single bridge with backpinning throughout. The piano is single strung from FF-AA#, bichord from BB-b1, and then trichord above. There are no tuning pins or strings in this piano.

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f4

Pedals: damper, moderator

Octaves: 6

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