Kuhn & Ridgeway Upright Harp Piano


This piano was sold by Kuhn & Ridgeway in Baltimore, Maryland and was made in the 1850s. The piano is a “harp-piano,” whose case comes only slightly above the keyboard level revealing the strings and frame. This piano has a compass of CC-c5, standard upright action, felt (?) hammers, single- and double-strings, 2 pedals: keyboard shift and dampers, an iron string-plate top frame, straight-strung, and a gilded and decorated rosewood veneer case

Date Made: 1857Dealer: 1857

Dealer: Kuhn & RidgewayMaker: Kuhn & Ridgeway

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Maryland, Baltimore

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Credit Line: Gift of Hugo Worch

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.299854Catalog Number: 299854Accession Number: 61285

Object Name: piano

Physical Description: felt? (hammers: material)iron string-plate (frame: material)rosewood veneer (case: material)Measurements: overall: 90 1/2 in x 60 in x 24 1/2 in; 229.87 cm x 152.4 cm x 62.23 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-6daf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_605897

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