Square 6-leg Grand Pianos Photos

Some Square Grand Pianos were designed more to be a piece of beautiful furniture in finer salons and less for transportability as were their hefty four legged cousins. They used finer wood and thinner legs. Consequently to support the weight this variety of Square Piano had to use six or more legs.

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Square piano at Isaac Stevens House. Wethersfield, CT.Piano by Astor & Co. of London at Judson House. Stratford, CT.English Broadwood box piano at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.Mahogany piano made by Carl Christian Stein of Karlsruhe, Germany in District of Columbia period parlor at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.
Square piano at Isaac Stevens House. Wethersfield, CT.Piano by Astor & Co. of London at Judson House. Stratford, CT.English Broadwood box piano (1904) at Tudor Place. Washington, DC.Mahogany piano (c1815) made by Carl Christian Stein of Karlsruhe, Germany in District of Columbia period parlor (1814-20) at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.
Mahogany piano by Samuel Neilson of New York City in Kentucky period parlor at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Mahogany pianoforte by Charles Taws of Philadelphia in West Virginia period parlor at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Locust Grove interior. Louisville, KY.Piano in parlor of Hermann Grima House. New Orleans, LA.
Mahogany piano (c1830) by Samuel Neilson of New York City in Kentucky period parlor (1830-40) at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Mahogany pianoforte (1794) by Charles Taws of Philadelphia in West Virginia period parlor (early 19th C) at DAR Memorial Continental Hall. Washington, DC.Piano-forte in ballroom of Locust Grove. Louisville, KY.Piano in parlor of Hermann Grima House. New Orleans, LA.
Square piano by Benjamin Crehore of Milton, MA at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Sword chair & rectangular piano at Mayflower Society House. Plymouth, MA.Square piano at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Square piano in parlor at General Daniel Bissell House. St. Louis, MO.
Square piano (c1800) by Benjamin Crehore of Milton, MA at Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA.Sword chair & rectangular piano at Mayflower Society House. Plymouth, MA.Square piano at Jackson County Marshall's House Museum. Independence, MO.Square piano in parlor at General Daniel Bissell House. St. Louis, MO.
Square piano in parlor at General Daniel Bissell House. St. Louis, MO.Rectangular piano in parlor at Sherwood-Davidson House. Newark, OH.Gibson & Davis square grand piano from New York City under mural wallpaper with Indian scene in Music Room at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Harpsichord at Nichols-Rice-Cherry House at Sam Houston Park. Houston, TX.
Square piano in parlor at General Daniel Bissell House. St. Louis, MO.Rectangular piano in parlor at Sherwood-Davidson House. Newark, OH.Gibson & Davis square grand piano from New York City under mural wallpaper with Indian scene in Music Room at Bayou Bend. Houston, TX.Harpsichord at Nichols-Rice-Cherry House at Sam Houston Park. Houston, TX.
Piano in dining room under wallpaper purchased at Great Exhibition at Traquair House. Scotland.Square piano by Richard Horsburgh of Edinburgh in drawing room arranged for dancing with chairs against walls at Georgian House museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Square piano by Richard Horsburgh of Edinburgh in Reid farmhouse at National Museum of Rural Life. Kittochside, Scotland.Piano made by Thomas Gibson, NY at Craik-Patton House. Charleston, WV.
Piano in dining room under wallpaper purchased at Great Exhibition (1851) at Traquair House. Scotland.Square piano (c1805) by Richard Horsburgh of Edinburgh in drawing room arranged for dancing with chairs against walls at Georgian House museum. Edinburgh, Scotland.Square piano (late 18thC) by Richard Horsburgh of Edinburgh in Reid farmhouse at National Museum of Rural Life. Kittochside, Scotland.Piano (early19thC) made by Thomas Gibson, NY at Craik-Patton House. Charleston, WV.
Carpenter's Son painting by Edward Emerson Simmons over melodeon spinet piano at Rotch-Jones-Duff House. New Bedford, MA.Spinette piano in dining room of Monroe House at Oberlin Heritage Center. Oberlin, OH.

Carpenter's Son painting by Edward Emerson Simmons over melodeon spinet piano (c1830) at Rotch-Jones-Duff House. New Bedford, MA.Spinette piano in dining room of Monroe House at Oberlin Heritage Center. Oberlin, OH.


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