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Wooden case, covered with pearlised yellow plastic, set with diamante pastes and edged with bands of black and white checked plastic. Keys capped with plastic, buttons set with diamante pastes. Pierced metal cover next to keyboard, painted red originally and decorated in the centre with a lyre motif. Bellows covered with blue cotton fabric, edged with embossed gold paper. Leather carrying straps.

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    National Museums Liverpool
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    Castelfidardo (Timezone: Europe/Rome)
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  • Inscriptions:Mark: "Soprani, Paolo, Castlefidardo, Italia" in red paint, set with diamante pastes, on the case front
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Height 530mm, width when closed 405mm, depth 190mm