Baptiste Hatzenbuhle et Faure Pianino serial number 54 Circa 1839
Small Pianino serial number 54 made by Baptiste Hatzenbuhler et Faure Paris Circa 1835. Case made of the best pieces of flamed Rosewood that could be found, further inlaid with ivory and brass and copper inlay in floral designs and musical instruments.
Records do not show much information about this maker and history other then he was known for not only his beautiful pianos, but also he specialized in making of cases of pianos for other makers. This being said, it is rare that a case maker is acknowledged for the art beauty and history, this piano stands out on its own. The workmanship is fantastic and shows how a smaller pianoforte maker could compete against the other competitors such as Erard and Pleyel and more...
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.
Erard Upright Pianino 1840 - Serial number 14798
Erard upright three cord, serial number 14798 year 1840 sold on commission by W. Kruger to Mr. John Palgrave Simpson Famous dramatist and novelist.
Pianino Pleyel serial number 9576 from the year 1842 made of Flamed Mahogany.
Archvies show it was sold for an amount of 1000 French gold francs!
Sold to Mr. Lété of Nantes France.