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Title: Grand piano
Item Name: Music and Entertainment
Maker: Erard

Description:

Erard Grand piano in rosewood and marquetry case. Ornate leaf inlays, three tapered square legs with brass castors. Lyre shaped treadle bracket and fretted music holder. Was the composer List's favourite type of piano. Case inlaid by Owen Jones, "the father of modern design". The music stand has a double M monogram, referring to the wife of the owner - Mary(?) Morrison. Mr. Morrison's London home (16 Carlton Terrace) still has an Owen Jones interior.


Year: 1868(c)
Materials: wood; brass
Measurements: L:244.5cm; W:142cm; Ht:97.2cm (including trolley)
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1996.642

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