This magnificent 1911 Steinway & Sons model "C" New York (7'6" L Serial No. 150799) is ready for professional concert play. 88 Keys completely rebuilt with all new German Steinway parts or equal. This fantastic case is rosewood & has a French polish finish. It has inlaid leaves on both sides of the piano. The carvings are unsurpassed in beauty and quality. Probably the finest piano offered in the United States today...
Beautiful Steinway Fancy "B" Grand Concert Piano. Completely restored with new pin block, new strings, redone action, original iron frame, and French polish finish. It tunes to the current 440A orchestra tuning. The sound is absolutely breath taking. The piano is 7'1" in length and was made in late 1867.
Serial No. #15648
Restoration of this piano(serial #35820)is now complete. Every part has been worked on. New pin block, action, strings, redone sound board, and refinished. The case is absolutely gorgeous. Steinway built only around 400 of these Centennial Concert grand models. It is not known just how many still exist, but certainly it cannot number more than 50-100. These are the only full-plate, Steinway 'D's built with the gorgeous, heavily carved, serpentine legs, carved case, and ornate music rack...
Steinway & Sons rosewood Fancy "B" model piano. Complete restoration: rebuilt action, strings replaced, restored sound board and refinished. The case is absolutely gorgeous. This fantastic case is rosewood and has a French polish finish. The carvings are unsurpassed in beauty and quality. The piano is 7'1" in length and was made in late 1867.
Serial No. #15648
Very ornate black upright Napoleon III piano with heavy bronze work throughout. This magnificent piece has been completely restored including the piano mechanism and case. Piano is labeled 'MOIRIN AINE PARIS.'
Rare Square Valve Cornet by Hall and Quinby, Boston. Patent date is 1872. Original case with all parts in place. Dent on bell crook, otherwise in good condition.
A full size pure guilded bronze Mantel timepiece, France, dating to the Empire period c. 1820-1830.
A superior bronze clock in all aspects:
The clock is massive, among the largest on the market.
The clock is done in complete solid bronze, no marble or granite parts were used.
The clock is superbly guilded overall.
The clock is a piece of very high quality artwork and done with the uttermost care for details...
14 Keys? Only 13 notes! We finally figured out the #14 could be a water key. Engraved "E.G.Wright Boston" on the upper plaque, and "Wm.S.Wheaton, New York" on the lower.Included are many pigtails and lead pipe extensions and adapters and original music clip. Also included is a wooden form that protects the bell section from serious injury. The case may or may not be original.
When I found this giant beauty more than half-a-century ago in the window of a Manhattan antiques shop it was holding a vase of daisies. The clerk explained that it had a cover and offered me a discount. It was the largest piece of treen I had seen (it still is) and I dragged it back to my cubicle in the Madison Avenue advertising agency for which I worked...
S shaped Alto Horn patented by L. Schreiber around1 1875. Good condition except for strings. Length 119 inches, tip of bell to bottom. Bell is 8 inches. Original MP.
Beautiful Clock with figural Bronze woman on red marble base signed Damoug.
Dimensions: 36"H x 17"W x 12"D
A RARE Whitely, 5 key Bassoon, possibly the only one on record. Mark on boot shows "(Eagle under curved line) (?) Whitley, Utica". Of the five keys, four are working and one is absent except for pin mount. Wood shows use, but no cracks. Wing has narrow diagonal sliver missing and does not effect finger holes. No bocal. Shipped in a non-fitting case.
A remarkable concert violin in wonderful condition with beautiful sound, originally thought to be School of, but now accepted as being made by Jean Baptiste Deshayes Salomon; varnish is all original, the neck is grafted; one small crack top right of back and one small rib crack, both repaired by W.E. Hills and Sons, London, who also issued the certificate shown in the photos; 36.8 cm back length, 32.7 cm string length
Offered is a fabulous pair of silver covered entree serving dishes by Tiffany & Co. made circa 1880. This pair consists of two serving dishes with their covers embellished with stunning repoussé artwork of floral design throughout.
Founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in New York City in 1837, Tiffany & Co. is an American worldwide luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, headquartered in New York City...
On offer is this super fine Large Astrological telescope, case and stand, the telescope signed Dolland of London and dating to the late 18th early 19th century. Very fine condition with good optics, elevation and stablizing rods. The telescope size is approx 144cm extended and mounted on its tripod base standing at approx 170cm in height. The mohogany case is 133cm x 23cm x 16cm...
A nine key Bugle in Eb by Graves & Co. Winchester, N.H. Name engraved on garland. Flat springs, All but one are working. Original MP and three lead pipe extensions. Some small dings.
Fantastic Italian bronze figural clock with marble base. 27"H x 22"W x 9"D
This New England ash burl bowl is not only powerful in its grace and appeal but is signed with hills and arrows. It is solid condition and measures approximately 14 inches in diameter and 5-1/4 inches in height. (Photo reproduction makes the bowl seem more oval than it is in reality.) New England, Eighteenth to Early Nineteenth Centuries.