• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 279

    A STEINWAY & SONS ROSEWOOD-CASED CONCERT GRAND PIANO

    STYLE I, NO 17176 FOR 1868

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A STEINWAY & SONS ROSEWOOD-CASED CONCERT GRAND PIANO
    STYLE I, NO 17176 FOR 1868
    The iron frame marked 'STEINWAY & SONS NEW YORK NOV.DEC PAT. 29. 20. 1859 JUNE 5 1866', stamped to the frame and underside '17176', on 1895 Steinway turned fluted legs and castors and two pedal lyre
    37 in. (94 cm.) high; 56¾ in. (144 cm.) wide; 102 in. (259 cm.) deep
    and a Regency mahogany circular piano stool (2)


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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 16.