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  • CollectionCollection Musical Instruments
  • Inventory numberJT0305
  • 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
  • CreatorKiffer
  • GeographyPlace of production: Paris (Europe > Western Europe > France > Île-de-France (region) > Paris (department))
  • Dateca. 1845
  • MaterialAmerican mahogany (Swietenia sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Pear (Pyrus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Ivory (Animal > Tooth > Mammal tooth)
    Steel (Metal > Alloy > Iron alloy)
    Lime (Tilia sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Norway spruce (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Copper alloy (Metal > Alloy)
    Felt (Processed material > Animal > Textile)
    Plane wood (Platanus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Beech (Fagus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Oak (Quercus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Cedar (Cedrus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Ebony (Diospyros sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Maple (Acer sp.))
  • DimensionsHeight: 113 cm, Width: 117 cm, Depth: 53 cm
  • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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