Louis XV Kingwood Grand Piano

French Louis XV-style ormolu mounted kingwood, tulipwood & parquetry grand piano (sgnd C.BECHSTEIN, numbered 20475 for the date 1888)
ITEM #
040152
WIDTH
80.0"
STYLE
French Louis XV
DEPTH
59.0"
COLOR
Brown
HEIGHT
39.0"
CATEGORY
Accessories > Musical Instruments
$185,000
In Stock
Qty: 1

Louis XV Kingwood Grand Piano

In Stock
$185,000
Quantity: 1
French Louis XV-style ormolu mounted kingwood, tulipwood & parquetry grand piano (sgnd C.BECHSTEIN, numbered 20475 for the date 1888)
ITEM #
040152
WIDTH
80.0"
DEPTH
59.0"
HEIGHT
39.0"
STYLE
French Louis XV
COLOR
Brown
Category
Accessories > Musical Instruments
Louis XV

Louis XV

Also known as Louis Quinze, was a style popularized by King Louis XV of France. The Sun King reigned in France between 1715 and 1774. The furniture style from this period is similar to Rococo with soft, flowing lines, shell and flower ornamentation, S-curves, rich padded upholstery, rare wood veneers, inlaying and painted furniture.

Ormolu

Ormolu

French gilding technique of applying finely ground gold with a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze. High heat is applied in a kiln burning off the mercury and leaving behind the gold affixed to the bronze and is finished by hand-chasing. Also known as gilt-bronze or bronze doré. Often used to refer to bronze furniture mounts enhanced by gilding.

Parquetry

Parquetry

Parquetry is a form of geometric mosaic composed of pieces of wood. The wooden pieces are typically different kinds and colors. This method is used to decorate floors, furniture, boxes, and other decorative objects.

Kingwood

Kingwood

A variety of Brazilian hardwood known for its violet-hued fine wood grain. It is used often in cabinetwork and comes from the Dalbergia tree.

Louis XV

Louis XV

Also known as Louis Quinze, was a style popularized by King Louis XV of France. The Sun King reigned in France between 1715 and 1774. The furniture style from this period is similar to Rococo with soft, flowing lines, shell and flower ornamentation, S-curves, rich padded upholstery, rare wood veneers, inlaying and painted furniture.

Ormolu

Ormolu

French gilding technique of applying finely ground gold with a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze. High heat is applied in a kiln burning off the mercury and leaving behind the gold affixed to the bronze and is finished by hand-chasing. Also known as gilt-bronze or bronze doré. Often used to refer to bronze furniture mounts enhanced by gilding.

Parquetry

Parquetry

Parquetry is a form of geometric mosaic composed of pieces of wood. The wooden pieces are typically different kinds and colors. This method is used to decorate floors, furniture, boxes, and other decorative objects.

Kingwood

Kingwood

A variety of Brazilian hardwood known for its violet-hued fine wood grain. It is used often in cabinetwork and comes from the Dalbergia tree.

Louis XV

Louis XV

Also known as Louis Quinze, was a style popularized by King Louis XV of France. The Sun King reigned in France between 1715 and 1774. The furniture style from this period is similar to Rococo with soft, flowing lines, shell and flower ornamentation, S-curves, rich padded upholstery, rare wood veneers, inlaying and painted furniture.

Ormolu

Ormolu

French gilding technique of applying finely ground gold with a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze. High heat is applied in a kiln burning off the mercury and leaving behind the gold affixed to the bronze and is finished by hand-chasing. Also known as gilt-bronze or bronze doré. Often used to refer to bronze furniture mounts enhanced by gilding.

Parquetry

Parquetry

Parquetry is a form of geometric mosaic composed of pieces of wood. The wooden pieces are typically different kinds and colors. This method is used to decorate floors, furniture, boxes, and other decorative objects.

Kingwood

Kingwood

A variety of Brazilian hardwood known for its violet-hued fine wood grain. It is used often in cabinetwork and comes from the Dalbergia tree.

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