Lot 127: Antique Chickering Rosewood Square Grand Piano
23 October 2016
Buford, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Antique Chickering Rosewood Square Grand Piano, Circa 1863. Made of Brazilian Rosewood, octagonal tapering legs, 85 ebony & ivory keys. Jonas Chickering was the first piano manufacturer in America, established in 1823. This piano is in beautiful condition with some minor wear, "nicks and bruises" as shown in photos. Overall, it is in amazingly clean, beautiful condition. Measures: 38"D x 77"W x 37"H. Sure to be an conversation piece in any home as well as a source of beautiful music by any one playing it. From a fine non-smoking estate.
Condition Report: Wonderful condition. Perfect sound board. Minor scratches.
Notes: An almost identical Chickering like this one sold for $28,000 recently!
Provenance: Similar pianos are being sold right now for $30,000 and up on this link http://antiquepianoshop.com/online-museum/chickering-sons/ www.antiquepianoshop.com is the site