Square piano

about 1800
Benjamin Crehore (American, 1765–1831)


Object Place: Milton, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Length 152.9 cm, width 56.7 cm, case height 23.7 cm, height with stand 85.4 cm (Length 60 3/16 in., width 22 5/16 in., case height 9 5/16 in., height with stand 33 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.95

Medium or Technique

Mahogany

On View

C. Kevin and G. Barrie Landry Gallery (Gallery 126)

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

Provenance

By the 1940s, probably sold by an antiques dealer, New York, to Ruth P. Cunningham, Worcester, Massachusetts; before 1992, by inheritance to her daughter, Camilla Cunningham Blackman, Groton, Massachusetts; 1992, gift of Blackman to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Camilla Cunningham Blackman in memory of Lucy Clarendon Crehore