Original Early Chickering Square Grand Piano

Classic Example of a Pre-Civil War Chickering Square Grand Piano

$45,000 after total restoration
(not including applicable sales tax & shipping charges)
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Specifications
  • YEAR: 1840
  • FINISH:
  • STATUS: Currently Undergoing Restoration
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Chickering was the first piano manufacturer in American History, and they are known for building some of the finest pianos in the world. This little piano is a 6 octave instrument with a low F to high F compass. The piano is made of Brazilian Rosewood and is of the Empire Revival style. These early pianos have a very sweet and delicate tone quality, making them ideal for playing period music of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, etc. Although the piano is very early, it does have typical full working damper pedal and soft pedals. This is a rare piece of America's musical history, and is being restored to like-new condition, inside and out.

INSTRUMENT CATALOGS & EPHEMERA

19th Century Chickering & Sons Ads A few 19th Centuruy Advertisements For Chickering & Sons Piano Company
20th Century Chickering Advertisements Early 20th Century Advertisements From The Chickering & Sons Piano Company
Chickering Illustrated Sales Catalog 1880 19th Century Chickering & Sons Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1880
Chickering Illustrated Sales Catalog 1883 19th Century Chickering & Sons Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1883

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