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    A Steinway Model M Grand Piano Used in the Movie Behind the Candelabra, Gilt Decorated by Zsa Zsa Gabor and George Sanders, circa 1927
    39 h x 56 w x 63 d inches (99.1 x 142.2 x 160.0 cm) (piano)

    PROVENANCE:
    Zsa Zsa Gabor and George Sanders;
    Estate of George Sanders;
    Acquired by Zsa Zsa Gabor from the above.

    This piano was used in the 2013 Steven Soderbergh-directed film Behind the Candelabra, which dramatized the late life of piano virtuoso Liberace. The piano's gilt decorations were added by Zsa Zsa Gabor and George Sanders upon their acquisition of the instrument during their marriage around 1951-1954. The piano bears serial number 255013 and includes its original upholstered bench.

    The Estate of Zsa Zsa Gabor. All sales final. No returns for any reason.





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    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    14th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 36
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