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