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Made by Broadwood & Son, the case veneered on all sides with mahogany, cross-banded with satinwood and kingwood, stringed with holly and boxwood. The fascia and cheek-bands are of satin with similar stringing and kingwood cross-banded, an oval plaque of boxwood with linked decoration recording the maker.
Size: Length: 227 cm; Width: 107 cm; Height: 90 cm.
Artist / Maker: Broadwood & Son
Object Type: piano
Period: George III
Broad Date: Late Georgian
Actual Date: 1794
Century: 18th century
Materials: Mahogany, Satinwood, Kingwood, Holly, Box Wood
Museum Accession Number: 1948/M.Instr.5