A mahogany double manual harpsichord made by Abraham and Joseph Kirckman, London 1789. Inlaid boxwood and rosewood herringbone stringing, on turned tapered supports. The instrument is fitted with a Venetian Swell, an inner lid fitted with hinged shutters which are operated by a foot pedal. The tone and volume are controlled by opening or closing the shutters.
Jacob & Abraham Kirckman [Corporation]
National Trust, Tatton Park
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London (Timezone: Europe/London)
- View the original record:http://www.nationaltrustcollections.org.uk/object/1297143