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Square pianoforte

Square piano by Longman, circa 1800 with name plate inscription inside reading 'LONGMAN and COMPANY No. 131 CHEAPSIDE LONDON' surrounded by blue convulvulus flower decoration. Decorated corner fret missing and replaced with non-fretting; English hopper and notch; hammer velumns going hammers re-topped; halma dampers (IE PAWN DAMPERS). It still has its music tray. Escutcheon plates all present - horn/bassoon/open score. Stand could be right. Casework at front corner lifted clean off boards.

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  • Repository:National Trust, Snowshill Manor