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Pianoforte

Maker:
Stein, Frere et Soeur
Date:
1794–1802
Geography:
Vienna, Austria
Culture:
Austrian
Medium:
Wood case veneered with cherry wood, various materials
Dimensions:
Height: 2ft.10 in. (86.4 cm); Width: 3 ft. 3 in. (99.1 cm); Length: 7 ft. (213.4 cm); case depth (w/o lid): 9 13/16 in. (24.9 cm); String length: longest 65 3/4 in. (167 cm); shortest 3 15/16 in (10. cm.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Zither-struck-piano
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Esme O'Brien Hammond, 1964
Accession Number:
64.252
Not on view
Marking: (on inside of medallion, in black) Frere et Soeur/Stein/d'Augsbourg/a Vienne
Esme O'Brien Hammond
Makers of the Piano, 1700-1820. Oxford University Press. Oxford, UK, 1993, pg. 281.



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