Knabe Louis XV Baby Grand Piano

During this era, Knabe the official piano of the Metropolitan Opera. Their pianos were known for having a sweet and harmonious tone that was ideal for vocal accompaniment.

$20,000 after total restoration
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Specifications
  • YEAR: 1928
  • LENGTH: 5 feet, 1 inches
  • FINISH: Walnut
  • STATUS: Pending Restoration
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This is a very rare, very desirable Knabe Louis XV style parlor grand piano from the late 1920's, the height of piano production in America. Knabe was the official piano of the Metropolitan Opera for many years, and their pianos were famous for having rich, deep tones that were desirable for vocal accompaniment. This piano is made of beautiful walnut wood, and has unusually carved legs, lyre, and music rack. This era is known has being the prime era for Knabe, and these pre-depression Knabe grand pianos are some of the finest pianos ever made. This piano can be equipped with computerized player mechanisms if desired. An original matching bench is included.

INSTRUMENT CATALOGS & EPHEMERA

19th Century Knabe Advertisements Middle & Late 19th Century Advertisements For The Knabe Piano Company
20th Century Knabe Advertisements Early 20th Century Advertisements for the Wm. Knabe Piano Company
Knabe Catalog 1870 Rare Victoran era illustrated sales catalog for William Knabe & Company, circa 1870
Knabe Catalog 1911

Early 20th Century Illustrated Sales Catalog For William Knabe & Company, Circa 1911

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