Piano - William Geib Square Forte Piano


From Madison Historical Society

Date manufactured/created
1826 – 1827
Date manufactured/created
Curatorial Description
Early 19th century (c1827) square forte-piano, with mahogany rosewood, brass fittings and ivory keys.  Piano is cosmetically OK but in need of full restoration.  Piano is rectangular with off-center keyboard with 73 keys.  It is set on two round pillars on a trestle base supported by large brass-tipped claw feet.  Single pedal is surmounted on lyre.  Printed gold-leaf label reads, "Improved patent / W. Geib / 3rd Avenue & 201 Broadway / New York"  
H:36 3/4", W:72", D:31 1/2"
Dimensions
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Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Credit Line
Donated by Mr. & Mrs. George Chittenden.
Accession/ID number
21.2