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  • CollectionCollection Musical Instruments
  • Inventory number2012.046
  • 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
  • CreatorCharles-Joseph Sax
  • GeographyPlace of production: Paris (Europe > Western Europe > France > Île-de-France (region) > Paris (department))
  • Dateca. 1855
  • MaterialBeech (Fagus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Tilia Americana (American linden) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood > Lime (Tilia sp.))
    Tanned leather (Processed material > Animal > Leather)
    Ebony (Diospyros sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Fir (Abies sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Brass (alloy) (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    Iron (Metal)
    Rosewood (Dalbergia sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Norway spruce (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Cedar (Cedrus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood)
    Bone (Animal)
    Ivory (Animal > Tooth > Mammal tooth)
    Copper (Metal)
    Felt (Processed material > Animal > Textile)
    Hornbeam (Carpinus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Bronze (Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy)
    American mahogany (Swietenia sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
    Oak (Quercus sp.) (Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood)
  • TechniqueVarnish (Processed material > Animal)
    Sculpted (wood) (Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
    Inlay (metal) (Metals > Finishing)
    Veneering (Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
    moulding(s) (Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 124 cm, Width: 137 cm, Depth: 60 cm
  • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
  • OwnerMusée Art et Histoire / Museum Kunst en Geschiedenis
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