A. H. Gale Rosewood Square Grand Piano

Exquisite A. H. Gale Square Grand Piano in Rosewood with actual Mother of Pearl keyboard

$50,000 after total restoration
(not including applicable sales tax & shipping charges)
DEPOSITS: The restoration of this instrument has not been completed. A 30% deposit is required on instruments pending restoration. This deposit holds the instrument and keeps it from being offered to another clients, and it also makes that piano’s restoration a priority. Once we complete the restoration, we invite the client to visit our shop to see and hear the piano. If the client is unable to visit our shop, we will send professional photos and videos of the piano for review. The client then has the option of paying the balance and purchasing the piano, transferring their balance to another piano in our shop, or getting a full refund for their deposit. The client is never at risk.
For Sale
Pay a 30% deposit per item
SPECIFICATIONS
YEAR: 1848
FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
STATUS: Currently Undergoing Restoration
DESCRIPTION

A. H. Gale was one of the finer American piano builders of the middle 19th Century. Gale specialized in square grand pianos, putting a great deal of quality in their design and construction.

This lovely piano was built by A. H. Gale in 1848, and it came out of the famed Astor Courts Estate in NY. The piano is made of stunning Brazilian Rosewood and is of the Rococo Victorian Style. Note the unusually curved sides of the cabinet and lovely satinwood interior. Also note the beautiful Mother-of-Pearl keys – these pianos with Mother-of-Pearl were some of the most expensive pianos money could buy in 1848. This piano is being restored to like new condition inside and out, and has a lovely harp-like tone quality that makes these square pianos so desirable for early music lovers. An original matching stool is included. Computerized player mechanisms can be installed if desired.

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