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T Walker Square Pianoforte Circa 1815
An Unusual square pianoforte marked T Walker Liverpool made in around the years 1815 England.

T Walker Square Pianoforte Circa 1815


Not much information is found about this maker which surprises us. His work as seen on this Square pianoforte is not just unusual, but well finished in the most part.

T Walker Square Pianoforte Circa 1815


The Square pianoforte was obviously made to be within the center of a room having all four sides of it finished. Closed, this piano looks more like a desk then a pianoforte.

T Walker Square Pianoforte Circa 1815


The case of the piano is made of fine Mahogany with inlaid ebony banding, followed by eight legs for support in the same woods.

T Walker Square Pianoforte Circa 1815


Brass decor enhances the view of this Pianoforte as a desk. On the pianoforte side where the keys are there is a secret stashing compartment to the Left of the keys, making the actual keys of the pianoforte centered.

T Walker Square Pianoforte Circa 1815


T Walker Square Pianoforte Circa 1815


The back side is made to copy the other side, having handles where there should be drawers, but they do not open on this side. The name is centered by a hand painted small medallion of young Ladies dancing in a forest with a young lad playing his flute.

T Walker Square Pianoforte Circa 1815


The square pianoforte was professionally restored to working and playable condition by an expert of early square pianoforte in England. Excellent sound for Mozart and other early music.

T Walker Square Pianoforte Circa 1815


Who exactly Mr Walker was is still a mystery and ongoing research continues to this day.

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