Chickering & Sons Rosewood Victorian Square Piano

This late model Chickering Square Grand Piano was one of their larger and more impressive models

$30,000 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: 1881
FINISH: Brazilian Rosewood
STATUS: Currently Undergoing Restoration
DESCRIPTION

This wonderful square piano was built by Chickering of Boston in 1881, shortly before the large square piano was discontiued in favor of the smaller upright piano. 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 world wide for piano design and manufacturing. This piano is one of Chickering’s classic Cabriole Leg style square grand pianos. Once the most popular style of piano built in America, these instruments are nearly extinct today. This instrument is made of Brazilian Rosewood, now an endangered species, and is elaborately carved in the Rococo Victorian style. Note the elaborate carvings on the legs and music rack, as well as the ornate casting in the metal harp inside. This piano is one of Chickering’s later models, making it one of their larger and more impressive models.This piano is being restored to like-new condition, inside and out. An original matching stool is included.

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