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  • CollectionCollection Musical Instruments
  • Inventory number2000.008
  • 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
  • CreatorPley & Dahout
  • GeographyPlace of production: Brussels City (Europe > Western Europe > Belgium > Brussels-Capital Region)
  • Dateca. 1895
  • MaterialTanned leather (Processed material > Animal > Leather)
    Copper (Metal)
    Tilia Americana (American linden) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Lime (Tilia sp.))
    Ebony (Diospyros sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Brass (alloy) (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    Beech (Fagus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Ivory (Animal > Tooth > Mammal tooth)
    Cast iron (Metal > Iron)
    Celluloid (Processed material > Synthetic > Plastic)
    Oak (Quercus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Felt (Processed material > Animal > Textile)
    Norway spruce (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Iron (Metal)
    Hornbeam (Carpinus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Fir (Abies sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
  • TechniqueBlack varnish (Ceramics (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
    Sculpted (wood) (Vegetal materials (techniques) > Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
    Veneering (Vegetal materials (techniques) > Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
    Inlay (metal) (Metal (techniques) > Finishing)
    Painting (metal) (Metal (techniques) > Finishing)
    Varnish (Processed material > Animal)
  • DimensionsHeight: 124,2 cm, Width: 143,7 cm, Depth: 61 cm
  • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
  • Order photographs
Description

N° 1044. Overdamper (birdcage) action. Etendue de 7 octaves AAA-a4 (85 notes). Largeur clavier 3 octaves : 502mm. Marches en ivoire, feintes en ébène, frontons plats en celluloïd. 2 pédales : una corda, forte. Cordes obliques (65°). Unicorde filée : 12, bicorde filée : 10, tricorde filée : 8, tricorde : 55. Chevalet divisé, en hêtre graphité, ponté au niveau des cordes filées. Cadre 3/4. Caisse plaquée de bois peint en noir. « Pley & Dahout, Bruxelles » sur la barre d’adresse.