Antique Instruments For Sale

Square Piano by Erard Frères, Paris 1811

A fine square piano by Sebastien & Jean-Baptiste Erard, made in Paris in 1811. This instrument has 6 octaves (FF-f4), with Zumpe's second action and overhead lever dampers. There are four pedals operating a split sustain, moderator and bassoon stop. The instrument has a mahogany case decorated with applied brasswork, and sits on four columnar legs with brass collars.

The nameboard inscription reads: "Erard Freres / Facteurs de Forte-Piano & Harpes de L.L.M.M. Imperiales & Royales / Rue du Mail N°13 & 21 a Paris 1811".

This instrument is awaiting restoration.

Price on application.