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Piano niche de chien
  • CollectionCollection Musical Instruments
  • Inventory number3290
  • Object nameUpright 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 niche de chien
  • CreatorHerman Lichtenthal
  • GeographyPlace of production: Brussels City (Europe > Western Europe > Belgium > Brussels)
  • Dateca. 1834
  • MaterialIvory (Animal > Tooth > Mammal tooth)
    sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Maple (Acer sp.))
    Cedar (Cedrus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Bronze (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    European beech (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Beech (Fagus sp.))
    Felt (Processed material > Animal > Textile)
    Ebony (Diospyros sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Leather (Processed material > Animal)
    Brass (alloy) (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    Iron (Metal)
    Norway spruce (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Satin (Chloroxylon sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Lime (Tilia sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Copper (Metal)
    American mahogany (Swietenia sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Pear (Pyrus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
  • DimensionsHeight: 100 cm, Width: 161 cm, Depth: 53,3 cm
  • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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