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Piano pyramidal
  • CollectionCollection Musical Instruments
  • Inventory number1631
  • Object namePyramid piano
  • ClassificationMusical instruments > Chordophones > Simple chordophones or zithers > Board zithers > True board zithers > True board zithers with resonator > True board zithers with resonator box (box zither) > Box zithers, sounded by hammers or beaters, with keyboard
  • TitlePiano pyramidal
  • CreatorChristian-Ernst Friederici
  • GeographyPlace of production: Gera (district) (Europe > Central Europe > Germany > Thüringen (state))
  • Date1745
  • MaterialWalnut (Juglans sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    European Boxwood (Buxus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    European beech (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Beech (Fagus sp.))
    Ivory (Animal > Tooth > Mammal tooth)
    American mahogany (Swietenia sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Maple (Acer sp.))
    Skin (Animal)
    Leather (Processed material > Animal)
    Norway spruce (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    African ebony (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Ebony (Diospyros sp.))
    Ash (Fraxinus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Fir (Abies sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Brass (alloy) (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    Iron (Metal)
    Birch (Betula sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Hornbeam (Carpinus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
  • DimensionsHeight: 283 cm, Width: 95 cm, Depth: 43 cm
  • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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