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French Double-action Concert Harp, Erard, Paris, 19th Century

Auction:
2955B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2955B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 05, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

French Double-action Concert Harp, Erard, Paris, 19th Century, the brass action plate engraved Erard/13, Rue du Mail/PARIS, also engraved 3166, forty-six strings, seven pedals, height 69 1/2 in., with cover and shipping crate.
Estimate $1,200-1,600

Numerous soundboard cracks, extensive damage to neck and column, column warped.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Paris, Erard, Harp, Pedal harp, Piano, Piano pedals, Rue du Mail, Sébastien Érard

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