Pianoforte (Square piano)

  • Category:

    Musical Instruments

  • Creator (Role):

    John Geib Sr. (Artist)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1804-1814

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Satinwood ; Pine, white ; Cherry; Ebony; Ivory; Brass; Metal

  • Museum Object Number:

    1957.0803


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1957.0803

Object Name

Pianoforte (Square piano)

Category

Musical Instruments

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

John Geib Sr. (Artist)
1744-1818

Place of Origin

New York, New York, New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1804-1814

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; ON NAMEBOARD; Patent/ John Geib & Son./ NEW-YORK

Materials

Mahogany; Satinwood ; Pine, white ; Cherry; Ebony; Ivory; Brass; Metal

Dimensions (inches)

35.25 (H) , 69.4375 (W) , 24.375 (D)

Dimensions (centimeters)

89.5 (H) , 176.371 (W) , 61.91 (D)

Measurement Notes

OW and OD are at top. Net Length: 1748 Overall Length: 1763 Net Width: 612 Overall Width: 623 Net Height: 233

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1977 Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850.
Published: fig. 41, p. 78.
[Book] Montgomery, Charles F., et al. 1966 American Furniture: The Federal Period, in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published: no. 448.
[Book] Cantor, Jay E. 1985 Winterthur.
Published: p. 206.