Chickering Empire Revival Style Square Grand Piano

Civil War era Chickering Square Grand Piano in Brazilian Rosewood

$35,000 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.

Out of stock

YEAR: 1863
FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
STATUS: Currently Undergoing Restoration

This beautiful square piano was built by Chickering of Boston during the Civil War. Chickering was the first piano manufacturer in America, established in 1823, and their pianos are known to be some of the finest pianos built in American history. This piano is made of Brazilian Rosewood, and is of the massive Empire Revival style. Note the octagon legs and clean, simple lines, all hallmarks of this classic style. This piano is being restored to like-new condition inside and out. It has an incredible sound, with tremendous power and volume. Computerized player mechanisms can be installed if desired.


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