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  • CollectionCollection Musical Instruments
  • Inventory numberJT0260
  • Object nameUpright piano
  • ClassificationMusical instruments > 3 Chordophones > 31 Simple chordophones or zithers > 314 Board zithers > 314.1 True board zithers > 314.12 True board zithers with resonator > 314.122 True board zithers with resonator box (box zither) > 314.122-4-8 Box zithers, sounded by hammers or beaters, with keyboard
  • CreatorP. De Heug
  • GeographyPlace of production: Charleroi (Europe > Western Europe > Belgium > Wallonia > Hainaut (province))
  • Dateca. 1890
  • MaterialSteel (Metal > Alloy > Iron alloy)
    Hornbeam (Carpinus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Felt (Processed material > Animal > Textile)
    Beech (Fagus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Bronze (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    Cedar (Cedrus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Norway spruce (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Lime (Tilia sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Celluloid (Processed material > Synthetic > Plastic)
    Pear (Pyrus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Ebony (Diospyros sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Ivory (Animal > Tooth > Mammal tooth)
    Copper alloy (Metal > Alloy)
    Terrycloth (Processed materials (techniques) > Textile (techniques))
    Painting (wood) (Vegetal materials (techniques) > Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 121,9 cm, Width: 136,5 cm, Depth: 57,3 cm
  • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
  • Order photographs
Description

Overdamper (birdcage) action. Etendue de 7 octaves AAA-a4 (85 notes). Largeur clavier 3 octaves : 497mm. Marches en ivoire, feintes en ébène, frontons plats en celluloïd. 2 pédales : una corda, forte. Cordes verticales. Unicorde filée : 16, bicorde filée : 12, tricorde : 57. Chevalet divisé, en hêtre graphité. Cadre complet. Caisse plaquée de bois peint en noir mat. « P. De Heug/ CHARLEROI » sur la barre d’adresse.