Very special unique art cased square pianoforte - Circa 1820
A unique entry into the world of strange and unique pianos.
Square pianoforte with an extraordinary case with a story behind it. We can see this piano was not made in the form or styles of most...highly refined pieces of wood, colors and adapting serpents and crows into the design. In the years of my research and history have I ever come across such a magnificent piece of furniture and musical instrument. We have posted a few photos as we go along in this new adventure in this pianofortes history...
Unique Pianino made by Pleyel Paris serial number 18058 made in the year 1852.
Special sculpted oak case is Renaissance style . Two winged griffons adding a stature along the front panel of the piano protecting the piano as guardians. This special and unique piano was Ordered by Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas (5 August 1811 – 12 February 1896) famously known French composer, best known for his operas Mignon (1866) and Hamlet (1868, after Shakespeare) and as Director of the Conservatoire de Paris from 1871 till his death.
Art Cased Erard London Upright piano serial number 14188 year circa 1874
Alexandre Bataille & Cie Paris Billaird Piano
Billiards Piano made by Alexandre Bataille & Cie, Paris circa 1860 serial number V 27.
Unique grand piano having a french billiards table on the top which when the table is slid back, reveals a piano by the same maker. Case is made of beautiful rosewood ending on four squared legs. The advertisement of this unique piano is unique as well...
Klein Paris Upright Art style piano
I mirage imitation that tricks the eyes.