J.A. Kupers Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Geelvinck Collection

Manufacturer: Kupers, Johannes Arnoldus Antonius

Year: c.1830

Geography: Amsterdam / Netherlands

Dimensions (cm): L=70 W=172 H=27

Current location: Not on display

General description: Double English action with an escapement and a crank damping system. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Robbel wood design on the case. Metal hitchpin plate. Divided bridge, first 5 strings are single strung and the rest are double strung. Original tuning pins. There is only one pedal system for this piano, a damper, hence the crank damping system.

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f4

Pedals: damper

Octaves: 6

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: J.A. Kupers / a / Amsterdam

Geelvinck collections overview