This upright piano has an ornately carved rosewood case. The silk covering the soundboard appears to be original. The instruments most interesting feature however, is its keyboard which is carved in an arc relative to the player.
D. C. Hewitt
Kirklees Museums and Galleries
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- Place of production:
London (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:314.122 True board zithers with resonator box (box zither)
- Specific materials/techniques:
- Decorative elements:Ornately carved rosewood case. Original soundboard silk.
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:314.122 True board zithers with resonator box (box zither)
- Repository:Kirklees Museums and Galleries
- Measurements:124 x 181 x 72 cm