Here Is The King Of The Victorian Concert State – This Model Chickering Was Preferred By Famous Pianists Of The Era Such As Liszt, Gottschalk, And Others.
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Jonas Chickering was the first piano manufacturer in America. The Chickering firm was established in 1823 in Boston, 30 years before Steinway, and the company built the finest pianos the world has known. This magnificent instrument one of the most stunning grand pianos we have ever restored. Built in 1873, this is a full size concert grand piano. Famous pianists like Franz Liszt and Gottschalk performed on these instruments while in the United States, offering rave reviews about the superiority of the Chickering piano. This instrument is made of beautiful rosewood with elegant carved cabriole legs and music rack, and has a tremendous tone quality that would match most contemporary instruments built today. This is truly a rare opportunity to own a piece of American musical history. An original matching stool is included. This piano can be fitted with a computerized player mechanism if desired.