Jonas Chickering was the first piano builder in America, established in 1823. They are known for building some of the finest pianos in history.
This lovely square piano was built by Chickering of Boston shortly after the Civil War. Chickering was the first piano manufacturer in America (established in 1823) and is said to have built the finest pianos in the world. Long before names such as Steinway, etc., Chickering held top awards worldwide for piano design and manufacturing.
This piano is made of endangered Brazilian Rosewood and is of the carved Rococo Victorian style. Note the elaborate carvings on the legs and music rack. This piano is being restored to like-new condition, inside and out. The delicate "harp like" tone of these square pianos is truly one of the loveliest sounds one can experience!
Computerized player mechanisms can be installed if desired. Thousands of song titles are available.