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

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Description
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.
Made: 1855 - 1865
Marks
Number 8721 stamped on wrestplank.
H6869
Production date
1855 - 1865
Height
2150 mm
Width
1360 mm
Depth
770 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Purchased 1961

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
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