Steinway & Sons Reproducing Grand Piano

Description (Brief)
This reproducing grand piano was made by Steinway & Sons in New York in 1930. This model “AR” grand has a Duo-Art reproducing mechanism in a remote concertola cabinet. This cabinet holds multiple player rolls in a location away from the piano, and allows these rolls to be played consecutively and automatically. The piano is serial number 271205(?), and has a compass of AAA-c5, repetition action, felt hammers, 1, 2, or 3 steel strings per note, 3 pedals: una corda, sostenuto and dampers, a one-piece iron frame, cross-strung, and an English oak case, ornately carved with spirally-twisted carved legs, and no curved sides.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
piano
Date made
1930
maker
Steinway & Sons
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
1983.0587.01
catalog number
1983.0587.01
accession number
1983.0587
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Pianos
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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