Schmitz Piano

Type: Piano

Collection: Geelvinck Collection

Manufacturer: Schmitz, Bernhard

Year: c.1870

Geography: Rotterdam / Netherlands

Dimensions (cm): L=59 W=127 H=116

Current location: Not on display

General description: Upright action in a rosewood case. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Original tuning pins. The piano is single strung from CC-f# with wrapped bass strings, bichord from GG-A# with wrapped strings, and bichord with unwrapped strings from B-a4. The hammer heads are leather on felt.

Additional information

Keyboard width: CCC-a3

Octaves: 7

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: B. Schmitz / Piano-Fabrikant / Rotterdam

Edition/serial number: 993

Geelvinck collections overview