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.
This piano was purchased from an estate in New Orleans where the French influence is very popular. It was built by the famous Wm. Knabe Piano Company of Baltimore in 1928, and has a distressed white/ivory finish with gold trim. The French-Style legs add a great deal of elegance to the instrument, and it has beautiful, clean lines. It is being restored to like new condition, and the customer has the option of having it refinished in original ivory white w/ gold trim, natural mahogany, or black lacquer. It comes with an authentic French style bench, and it can be equipped with a computerized player mechanism if desired.