Meinke Meyer & Pieter Meyer Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Meyer, Meinke & Pieter

Year: c.1790

Geography: Amsterdam / Netherlands

Current location: Not on display

General description: English single action in a mahogany case. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Original soundboard. Single bridge. Leather hammer heads. Bichord throughout. The damper levers are made with whale baleen, more common in these early square pianos.

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f3

Pedals: damper, lute

Octaves: 5 1/2

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Meincke Meyer a Pieter Meyer Frere / op't Rokkin, te Amsterdam

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