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Square pianoforte

Square piano by Longman and Broderip, dated 1794. Unknown wood, 2 lines of inlaid stringing to top and 1 line on front and sides. Shelf below (?later addition), 4 square tapered legs on castors, 6 brass medallions of an urn at the knees (2 on front legs, 1 on back legs). Oval white enamel plaque above keys inscribed 'Longman and Broderip, Cheapside and Haymarket, London'. Made by John Geib. Numbered 3407.

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    Longman & Broderip [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    National Trust, Wimpole Estate
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Repository:National Trust, Wimpole Estate