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A George III Mahogany, Satinwood and Kingwood Double Manual Harpsichord by Jacob (1710-1792) and Abraham (1737-1794) Kirckman, London, 1789
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A George III Mahogany, Satinwood and Kingwood Double Manual Harpsichord by Jacob (1710-1792) and Abraham (1737-1794) Kirckman, London, 1789
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A George III Mahogany, Satinwood and Kingwood Double Manual Harpsichord by Jacob (1710-1792) and Abraham (1737-1794) Kirckman, London, 1789
with music desk on trestle stand, the nameboard signed Jacobus et Abraham Kirckman Londini Fecerunt 1789
height 36 1/2 in., width 39 1/2 in., length 84 1/2 in.
93 cm, 100.5 cm, 240 cm
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Provenance

Norman Wilkinson; Alec Hodson; Edward Malins
Sotheby's Billingshurst, December 4, 1991, lot 48 (£55,875)

Literature

Boalch 3 (1995) no. KIRKMAN, J. and A. 1789(2)

Catalogue Note

Soundboard with inset rose pierced and carved with King David playing the harp flanked by the maker's initials I.K., the five octave keyboard, FF to f3, five brass hand stops controlling an 8 ft. and 8 ft. lute stops on the upper manual and two 8 ft., 8 ft. buff and one 4 ft. stops on the lower manual, two pedals, the first controlling the machine stop, the second now controlling the buff stop and formerly with the nag's head swell (now disconnected), with music desk.

Gallison Hall: The James F. Scott Collection

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New York