Early French Black Laquered with Chinoiserie upright pianino made by Pfeiffer Paris circa 1830s.
Romantique period early grand piano made by Ignace Pleyel Paris serial number 5366 finished in 1836.
Extra long model bein 225 cm long. The case made of exotic parts of mahogany inlaid with copper inlay. These extra long grand pianos made by Pleyel not only were highly sought after during the era of Chopin, but is now a highly sought after pianos in todays early pianoforte world. With the closing of the internationally known French Factory of Pianos, Pleyel, it has become much more evident of the importance today by collectioners worldwide to preserve these Historical Music Instruments. Please contact us if you have interest in any of our collection...
Octave spinets were portable keyboard instruments, widely used in private homes in Italy throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to accompany singing.
One hundred and seventy-seven years ago, on March 31, 1837, an unusual concert took place in Paris, pitting the pianistic skills of the two leading virtuosos of the time, Franz Liszt and Sigismond Thalberg. The contest was adjudged a draw.
Square pianoforte made by erard freres Paris serial number 8578 in the year 1812
Erard freres , maker of pianoforte and harps to the imperial and royal family of France.
Five and half "5(1/2)" octave of ebony ivory..case in mahogany with a four pedal system....