Meinke Meyer & Pieter Meyer Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Meyer, Meinke & Pieter

Year: c.1790

Geography: Amsterdam / Netherlands

Dimensions (cm): W=153

Current location: Not on display

General description: Single action in a mahogany case with a crossbent inlay on the lid. Bone naturals with ebony sharps. New soundboard and bridge, the bridge is not what the original would have been like. Original dust cover, upon which the number XVIII is located. The pedal is missing but there are two pedal systems, sustain and lute.

Additional information

Keyboard width: Ff-f3

Pedals: sustain, lute

Octaves: 5

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: Meincke Meyer et Pieter Meyer Fecerunt / op't Rokkin te Amsterdam

Edition/serial number: XVIII

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