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Steinway & Sons Burl Walnut Rococo Style Grand Piano

Very Rare Burl Walnut Steinway Concert Grand Piano in the Rococo Victorian Style

$100,000
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Specifications
  • YEAR: 1874
  • LENGTH: 7 feet, 2 inches
  • FINISH: French Walnut
  • STATUS: Restored
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description

This piano was built by Steinway in 1874 during the height of the Victorian era. It is made of the desirable cabriole leg style with carved music rack and pedal lyre. This piano is a "Style 2" model, the predecessor to the now famous "Model B" Concert Grand. Nearly all surviving Style 2 Rococo parlor grand pianos today are Brazilian Rosewood, but this piano is made of stunning Black Walnut wood. These instruments in Black Walnut Burl are among the rarest, most desirable vintage Steinway grand pianos in the world today and you simply can't find them available anywhere.

This piano is especially rare because it has 3 pedals, not two; the center sostenuto pedal was patented in 1874, the same year this piano was built, making it the first year Steinway offered the middle or sostenuto pedal option. (The middle pedal is found on nearly all grand pianos from the early 20th Century to present)

This piano has been restored in a high polish gloss finish. The piano looks and plays like brand new in every detail.

This piano can be equipped with computerized player mechanisms if desired. A matching stool is included.

INSTRUMENT CATALOGS & EPHEMERA

19th Century Steinway Advertisements 19th Century Advertisements For Steinway & Sons Piano Company
20th Century Steinway Advertisements 20th Century Advertisements For The Steinway & Sons Piano Company
Steinway & Sons Catalog 1881 Steinway & Sons Illustrated Sales Catalog. Circa 1881
Steinway & Sons Catalog 1882

Steinway & Sons Illustrated Sales Catalog. Circa 1882

Steinway & Sons Catalog 1901 Steinway & Sons Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1901
Steinway & Sons Catalog 1927 Spanish Language Steinway & Sons Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1927
Steinway & Sons Catalog 1929 Steinway & Sons Illustrated Sales Catalog. Circa 1929
Steinway & Sons Catalog 1936 Steinway & Sons Illustrated Sales Catalog, Circa 1936
Steinway Factory Picture 19th Century Lithograph Of Steinway & Sons Piano Factory, New York
Steinway Newspaper Article Mid 19th Century Newspaper Article About Steinway & Sons, Circa 1862
Steinway Showroom Advertisement 19th Century engraving showing the Steinway & Sons New York warerooms as they appeared during the Civil War era.

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