Sébastien Érard

Grecian Pedal Harp

Early 19th Century

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Description
  • Sébastien Érard Grecian-style pedal harp.
  • Richly gilded fluted columnar support with the capital displaying carved caryatids and classical motifs.
  • The columns sits atop an undulating platform base with further Grecian motifs of Anthemia and Medusa, raised on paw feet.
  • Engraved on front brass arm plate: Maker by Special Appointment to his Majesty and the Royal Family.
  • The back brass arm-plate engraved Sébastien Érard Patent no 3179 To Great Marborough St London.
  • Sébastien Érard was from Strasbourg/France and left Revolutionary Paris in 1792 for London, where he established his first shop on Great Marlborough Street.
Condition Report
Revive
Fair
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Like New

Break on right side of base causing the structure to tilt when in a freestanding position.

Structural stability is fair and future restoration may be required.

Heavy patina and buildup to brass on backside.

Not tested for working order.

Dimensions
Height: 67.00 in.
Width: 15.00 in.
Depth: 32.00 in.
Materials
Gilt Wood, Maple, Brass
Period
Empire
Decorative Style
Neoclassical Style
Country of Origin
France
SKU

BS728

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