Square piano

1830–35
John Tallman (American, active 1825–1839)


Object Place: New York City, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length 170.6 cm, width 66.4 cm, case height 25.4 cm, height with legs 84.8 cm (Length 67 3/16 in., width 26 1/8 in., case height 10 in., height with legs 33 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1972.852

Medium or Technique

Rosewood

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

By 1972, sold by a descendent of the maker to the Edgells; 1972, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Maurice Edgells and Stephen Edgell, III, Scituate, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Maurice Edgell and Stephen M. Edgell, III in loving memory of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kelty