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Square pianoforte

Pianoforte; made by John Longman of Cheapside, London; rectangular body, some simple marquetry inlay; 2 small drawers, 1 large 'dummy' drawer with 2 knobs; keys very worn, 1 missing ivory veneer; 2 small panels of red textile openwork above keyboard. Four turned legs on castors; copper alloy rosette decoration; quite battered, two (?) legs and some fittings missing; lockable lid, stained & damaged on top.

  • Maker:
    Longman, John [Person]
  • Collection:
    Guildhall Museum
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  • Place of production:
    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Period:early 19th century
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  • Inscriptions:"John Longman 131(?) Cheapside London"
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  • Repository:Guildhall Museum