DescriptionA Louis XVI-Style Gaveau Gilt Bronze Mounted Satinwood and Mahogany Piano with Associated Bench, circa 1900 and later
38-1/2 inches high x 58 inches wide x 81 inches deep (97.8 x 147.3 x 205.7 cm)
Note: Because this lot contains African elephant ivory, this lot can only be sold within the United States. The piano having case expertly veneered with satinwood and mahogany, GAVEAU PARIS bone inlay to fall, gilt bronze foliate scrolled mounts throughout, female figureheads to leg shoulders, harp-form pedal case, terminating on saboted cabriole feet.
The lid raised measures 71-3/4 inches high, the bench measures 18 x 22-1/2 x 21 inches.
The lid raised measures 71-3/4 inches high, the bench measures 18 x 22-1/2 x 21 inches. Serial number unable to be located, loose mounts to the sides of the piano, restorations to veneer, restoration to harp, strengthening, lower apron may be more contemporary, pedals are not functional, threadbaring to the bench, wear indicative of age and use. Heritage does not guarantee the completeness or working order of piano mechanisms. Lot is sold as-is.
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