19th century piano to auction for $6k


2015-06-26 11:48:16


19th century piano to auction for $6k

The unique instrument will sell alongside English furniture and decorative art, later this month

Freeman's auctioneers will hold a sale of English Furniture and Decorative arts on January 26, in Pennsylvania, US.

A number of unique items will feature, a highlight among which is a rosewood banded mahogany and satinwood piano forte.

A George III piano, circa 1800 ($4k-6k) The instrument is dated to circa 1800, from the era of George III.

Measuring 39" high, 90" wide and 41" long, the piano boasts a satinwood interior, and a painted eagle above its ivory keys.

According to Freeman's, it has been consigned by a Pennsylvania collector, and will go under the hammer with an estimate of $4,000-6,000.

Image: Freeman's

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