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  • CollectionCollection Musical Instruments
  • Inventory number1634
  • Object nameGrand 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
  • CreatorJohann Andreas Stein
  • GeographyPlace of production: Augsburg (Europe > Central Europe > Germany > Bavaria (state) > Swabia (district))
  • Date1770 / 1779
  • MaterialHornbeam (Carpinus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Brass (alloy) (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    Tanned leather (Processed material > Animal > Leather)
    Walnut (Juglans sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Norway spruce (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Silver fir (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood > Fir (Abies sp.))
    European cherry (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Tilia europaea (European lime) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Lime (Tilia sp.))
    European beech (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Beech (Fagus sp.))
    Iron (Metal)
    Pear (Pyrus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
  • TechniqueVeneering (Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 83,5 cm, Width: 96,2 cm, Depth: 212,3 cm
  • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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