Date: 1819

Location: New England, Middlesex County, Boston, Massachusetts

Artist: John Osborne

Materials: Mahogany veneer, brass, ivory, iron

Upright piano made by John Osborne of Boston, Massachusetts, cased in a mahogany box with turned front legs. The legs are embellished with polished ormolu mounts and cast brass cup casters. Inlay stringing and two small marquetry fish in contrasting woods decorate the curved keyboard cover. A modern green silk screen covers the mechanism. Ebony and ivory keys. Range, 6 octaves (72 notes) FF – f””. Three pedals, one una corda, two sustaining.

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