G.J. Graichen Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Graichen, G.J.

Year: c.1840

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.

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f4

Pedals: damper

Octaves: 6

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: G.J. Graichen / in PianoFortes / Princegracht lusfchen de Spiegel en Vyzelstraten / Amsterdam

Edition/serial number: 171238

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