Mathushek Victorian Upright Piano

Frederick Mathushek was one of the most celebrated innovators in American piano history. His designs and patents changed piano building forever, and his instruments, although rare, are considered some of the finest pianos ever built.

$16,000 after total restoration
(not including applicable sales tax & shipping charges)
  • YEAR: 1886
  • FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
  • STATUS: Pending Restoration
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This is one of the most stunning and elaborate upright pianos we have ever had come through our shop. It was built by the famous Mathushek Piano Company of New Haven, CT, in 1886, right at the height of the Victorian era. Mathushek was known for building exceptionally high quality, expensive pianos...he was one of the finest innovators of his time. This piano is made of exceptionally carved Brazilian Rosewood, and will be just stunning after restoration. Note the heavily carved legs, molding, grills, etc...You simply can't get craftsmanship like this today! This piano will rival the tone and touch of the finest new upright piano avaialble on today's market. An original matching stool is included. This piano can be equipped with computerized player mechanisms if desired.


Mathushek Piano Advertisements Late 19th and early 20th Century advertisements for Mathushek Piano Company
Mathushek Piano Catalog 1871 19th Century illustrated sales and promotional catalog for the Mathushek Piano Company, circa 1871
Mathushek Piano Catalog 1879 19th Century illustrated sales and promotional catalog for the Mathushek Piano Company, circa 1879
Mathushek Piano Catalog 1905 Mathushek & Son Illustrated Piano Catalog, Circa 1905


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