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AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD CROSSBANDED GRAND PIANO, by Erard Paris, the case banded with ormolu and raised on three legs with scroll feet and lyre-shaped pedal bracket with acanthus scroll feet, the keyboard cover signed, with a hinged folding lid, the satinbirch interior signed Par Brevet de Invention/Seb. et Pre Erard/13821, rue de Huil/Paris, No. 83420 (lacking the three mounts heading the legs), late 19th/20th Century

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AN ORMOLU-MOUNTED KINGWOOD AND TULIPWOOD CROSSBANDED GRAND PIANO, by Erard Paris, the case banded with ormolu and raised on three legs with scroll feet and lyre-shaped pedal bracket with acanthus scroll feet, the keyboard cover signed, with a hinged folding lid, the satinbirch interior signed Par Brevet de Invention/Seb. et Pre Erard/13821, rue de Huil/Paris, No. 83420 (lacking the three mounts heading the legs), late 19th/20th Century
60in. (152cm.) wide; 39½in. (100.5cm.) high; 88in. (223.5cm.) long

Lot Essay

The firm of Erard was established in Paris by Sébastien Erard (b. Strasbourg 1752) in the 1770s. The firm continued to be in family hands until l873, when it was managed by Amedée Blondel and called Erard et Cie.
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