G.J. Graichen Square Piano
Type: Square Piano
Collection: Sweelinck Collection
Manufacturer: Graichen, G.J.
Geography: Amsterdam / Netherlands
Dimensions (cm): W=171
Current location: Not on display
General description: Mahogany case with rosewood nameboard. Metal hitchpin plate with one bar, which helps with the structural integrity of the case. Seven bass strings are single strung, the rest are double strung. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. One pedal attached to a column-shaped lyre, that pedal being a damper.
On the nameboard: G.J. Graichen / in PianoFortes / Princegracht lusfchen de Spiegel en Vyzelstraten / Amsterdam
Edition/serial number: 171238