Piano

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Title

Piano

Description

Square grand piano. Rococo style with cabriole legs, pedal lyre, and music rack. Off-centered keyboard has fewer keys than today's pianos. Playing action supported by heavy cast iron frame. Smaller than typical 7-8 foot cases of concert square pianos.
Photographed by David Hammond

Creator

Decker and Sons, New York

Source

Gift of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation

Publisher

Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation

Date

1860

Rights

All items and images © their respective copyright holders. Please contact Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation for permission regarding reproduction and use.

Format

38 in. high x 80 in. wide x 39 in. deep

Type

Rosewood
Cast iron
Brass
Ebony
Ivory

Identifier

1997.02

Coverage

Athens (Ga.)
Clarke County (Ga.)

Spatial Coverage

H105
Ware Double Parlor North

Date of Acquisition

1997-11-17

Condition

Case has been refinished.
Ebony and ivory keys in poor condition.
Playing mechanism in need of overhaul (although square pianos of this age are rarely restorable).

Provenance

Unknown

Citation

Decker and Sons, New York, “Piano,” Ware-Lyndon House Collection, accessed June 29, 2022, https://warelyndonhouse.omeka.net/items/show/5.

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