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  • CollectionCollection Musical Instruments
  • Inventory number2004.029
  • 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
  • CreatorRiesenburger P.
  • GeographyPlace of production: Brussels City (Europe > Western Europe > Belgium > Brussels-Capital Region)
  • Dateca. 1900
  • MaterialSteel (Metal > Alloy > Iron alloy)
    Felt (Processed material > Animal > Textile)
    Ivory (Animal > Tooth > Mammal tooth)
    Cedar (Cedrus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Celluloid (Processed material > Synthetic > Plastic)
    Brass (alloy) (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    Iron (Metal)
    Silver fir (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood > Fir (Abies sp.))
    Copper (Metal)
    Norway spruce (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Oak (Quercus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Cast iron (Metal > Iron)
    Ebony (Diospyros sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Tanned leather (Processed material > Animal > Leather)
    Maple (Acer sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Beech (Fagus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Hornbeam (Carpinus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
  • TechniqueInlay (metal) (Metal (techniques) > Finishing)
    Sculpted (wood) (Vegetal materials (techniques) > Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
    Sculpted (wood) (Vegetal materials (techniques) > Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
    Varnish (Unidentified raw material)
    Black varnish (Ceramics (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
    Turning (wood) (Vegetal materials (techniques) > Wood (techniques) > Manufacture)
    Veneering (Vegetal materials (techniques) > Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
    Painting (wood) (Vegetal materials (techniques) > Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 117 cm, Width: 138,3 cm, Depth: 58 cm
  • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
  • Order photographs
Description

N° 10581. Overdamper (birdcage) action. Etendue de 7 octaves AAA-a4 (85 notes). Largeur clavier 3 octaves : 487mm. Marches en ivoire, feintes en ébène, frontons plats en celluloïd. 2 pédales : piano, forte. Cordes croisées. Unicorde filée : 12, bicorde filée : 18, tricorde : 55. Chevalet divisé, en hêtre, ponté dans les basses. Cadre 3/4. Caisse plaquée de bois peint en noir. « P. RIESENBURGER/ BRUXELLES » sur la barre d’adresse.