London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A WALTER CAVE MAHOGANY UPRIGHT PIANO
designed 1894, for Bechstein, with pierced silk-backed frieze, flanked by a pair of tapering candlesticks, the lid with brass strapwork, the sounding board numbered 38096, the case further stamped RD. 206403, USA PAT. 24085, together with an associated piano stool, with adjustable padded seat on pierced and carved mahogany frame, stamped 18
59 7/8in. (152cm.) wide (2)
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Cf. Studio II, London, 1894, p.18; Country Life, London, January 22 1976, p.199, similar examples illustrated.
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