AN ENGLISH NEO-GOTHIC PARCEL-GILT OAK GRAND PIANO
THE CASE AFTER A DESIGN BY JOHN MOYR SMITH, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
( 豪华艺术外壳钢琴 )
The top with three large brass hinge straps, above trefoil-arched sides terminating in relief-carved panels depicting courtly recitals, on octagonal legs with acanthus-carved capitals, the keyboard cover carved in relief John Broadwood & Sons/London, stamped 21647/W&G to the underside of the lid...
Broadwood concert grand piano Serial number 16470 - Year 1845 , mahogany. 250 cm
Our Archives research enter has concluded the following information from the Archives pages of John Broadwood and Sons
Broadwood Grand pianoforte serial number 16470 was finished 3 September 1845 to the order or a Mr James W Bridger, Aldgate London, and delivered to his residence in Belmont Chigwell Essex! ...
Broadwood Square piano c.1822
5 and a half octave piano escapement action, divided bridge, Malcolm rose strings ,
with ivory naturals and ebony incidentals
Mahogany case with rosewood cross banding and brass moldings to the case.
Piano fully restored by Christopher Clarke in 2010
Concert grand pianoforte made by John Broadwood and sons serial number 7076 year 1816.
Beethoven's Grand piano was 7362 making the one you see 286 pianos away from this piano that was made! This piano was privately owned and purchased by the Broadwood family as it was the exact same closest model to the one that was made for Beethoven!
The 1816 Broadwood grand, serial number 7076, is the same model as the piano made the following year, number 7362, and given to Beethoven. Thomas Broadwood, son of the original John Broadwood, met Beethoven during a visit to the continent in 1817. As a result of the meeting, he decided to present one of the firm’s pianos to the composer...