Upright pianoforte, timber, metal & ivory, Charles Cadby, London, c.1860-1865.

Made c 1860-1865

Upright pianoforte, timber, metal & ivory, Charles Cadby, London, c.1860-1865.

Compass 85 notes; sticker action; overdamper; strung straight to floor with 6 single wound notes, 10 wound bichord and remainder trichord, held by tuning pins with rectangular heads and modern hitching; two wooden pedals: sustain and una corda; both natural and accidental keys have rounded fronts.

Elaborate casework featuring central mirror bordered on each side by cloth panel and elaborate carving and moulding. Hea...

Summary

H6869
Upright pianoforte, timber, metal & ivory, Charles Cadby, London, c.1860-1865.

Compass 85 notes; sticker action; overdamper; strung straight to floor with 6 single wound notes, 10 wound bichord and remainder trichord, held by tuning pins with rectangular heads and modern hitching; two wooden pedals: sustain and una corda; both natural and accidental keys have rounded fronts.

Elaborate casework featuring central mirror bordered on each side by cloth panel and elaborate carving and moulding. Heavily figured walnut veneer on pine frame. Heavily carved "S" shaped legs.

Dimensions

2150 mm
1360 mm
770 mm

Production

c 1860-1865

Source

Purchased 1961
22 August, 1961

Cite this Object

Upright pianoforte, timber, metal & ivory, Charles Cadby, London, c.1860-1865. 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 November 2017, <https://ma.as/246815>
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