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    • CollectionKeyboard instruments
    • Inventory number2005.016
    • 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
    • CreatorBrasted
    • GeographyPlace of production:LondonGeographical Reference > Europe > Western Europe > United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland > Great-Britain > England > Greater London (metropolitan area)
    • Dateca. AD 1936
    • MaterialStainless steelMaterial > Metal > Alloy > Iron alloy
      Oak (Quercus sp.)Material > Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood
      CelluloidMaterial > Processed material > Synthetic > Plastic
      Walnut (Juglans sp.)Material > Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood
      Beech (Fagus sp.)Material > Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood
      IronMaterial > Metal
      CopperMaterial > Metal
      Poplar (Populus sp.)Material > Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood
      Ebony (Diospyros sp.)Material > Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood
      Hornbeam (Carpinus sp.)Material > Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood
      FeltMaterial > Processed material > Animal > Textile
      SteelMaterial > Metal > Alloy > Iron alloy
      Norway spruceMaterial > Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood
      Maple (Acer sp.)Material > Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Hardwood
      Brass (alloy)Material > Metal > Alloy > Copper alloy
      Tanned leatherMaterial > Processed material > Animal > Leather
      Cast ironMaterial > Metal > Iron
      Fir (Abies sp.)Material > Vegetal > Wood (vegetal material) > Softwood
      TechniqueVeneeringTechnique > Vegetal materials (techniques) > Wood (techniques) > Decoration and finishing
      Painting (metal)Technique > Metal (techniques) > Finishing
      VarnishMaterial > Unidentified raw material
    • DimensionsHeight: 89,5 cm, Width: 140,5 cm, Depth: 44 cm
    • DepositoryMusée des Instruments de Musique / Muziekinstrumentenmuseum
    • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
    • Order photographs
    Description

    N° 397. Mécanique à lames (Shenstone). Etendue de 7 octaves AAA-a4 (85 notes). Largeur clavier 3 octaves : 492mm. Marches en celluloïd, feintes en ébène, frontons plats en celluloïd. 2 pédales : piano, forte. Cordes croisées, montage à cheval des cordes blanches (54). Unicorde filée : 25, bicorde filée : 9, bicorde : 4, tricorde : 50. Chevalet divisé, en hêtre, ponté dans les medium et aigus. Cadre complet. Caisse plaquée de loupe de noyer. « BRASTED/ PIANO MINIATURE/ EMPLOYE PAR/ LL. AA. RR/ LA PRINCESSE ELISABETH/ LA PRINCESSE MARGARET ROSE/ d'YORK », « BREVETS/ Nos 406.188 406.563/ 410.446 410.570/ MODELES DEPOSES N° 7162 », « MINIPIANO »/ MARQUE DEPOSEE/ N°48734/35/ EMPLOYE PAR/ S.A.R./ LA PRINCESSE INGRID » sur la barre d’adresse.