Ignaz Pleyel & Cie
(fl Paris, 1807-1961)
A grand piano
Paris, circa 1835
The case of rosewood with double brass stringing, the six and a half octave keyboard, CC to f4, with ivory naturals and ebony accidentals, two lyre-mounted pedals controlling the damper lift and una corda, part metal frame with three horizontal braces in the treble, the two-piece soundboard stained with irregular dark and lighter brown bands, two part bridge, rosewood music desk, raised on three spirally-fluted baluster legs
Inscribed Medaille d’Or, 1827 & 1834, Ignaz Pleyel & Compie, Facteur du Roi, Paris
Length 7ft. 5½in., 227cm, width 4ft. 1¾in., 126.5cm.