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
This tremendous 43 inch tall mantle clock in the French Louis XIV style, with elaborate ormolu decoration, dates from the nineteenth century and was produced for and retailed by Tiffany & Co. The face is decorated with enameled porcelain numbers, surmounted by a Greek mask. The original key and sunburst style pendulum are present. There is a small hole in the glass in the lower left corner. Male figures form the four legs and a female goddess on horseback decorates the lower center...
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.'
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...
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.
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.
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
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...
This red japanned tallcase clock in the chinoiserie fashion dates from the mid to late eighteenth century, and has a movement attributed to the London clock maker, William Jackson. Movement resides behind glass and may be accessed from sides and rear, and the mechanism was not secured snugly against the front face of the cabinet at time of photography. Dial above the face carries the Latin phrase "Tempus Fugit" (time flies). Full condition report available upon request.
Fantastic Italian bronze figural clock with marble base. 27"H x 22"W x 9"D
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.
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. Late Seventeenth to early Eighteenth Centuries.