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  • CollectionCollection Musical Instruments
  • Inventory number1988.022
  • 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
  • CreatorJoseph Schrimpf & Sohn
  • GeographyPlace of production: Vienna (Europe > Central Europe > Austria > Vienna (state))
  • Date1838
  • MaterialIvory (Animal > Tooth > Mammal tooth)
    Maple (Acer sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    European beech (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Beech (Fagus sp.))
    American mahogany (Swietenia sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Silver fir (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood > Fir (Abies sp.))
    Bronze (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    Hornbeam (Carpinus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Tanned leather (Processed material > Animal > Leather)
    Brass (alloy) (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    Pear (Pyrus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Felt (Processed material > Animal > Textile)
    Ebony (Diospyros sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Iron (Metal)
    Norway spruce (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Oak (Quercus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
  • TechniqueOnlay (applied decoration) (Metals > Finishing)
    Varnish (Processed material > Animal)
  • DimensionsHeight: 89,3 cm, Width: 136 cm, Depth: 242 cm
  • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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