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The French Double Harpsichord
with Louis-XVI stand

2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff to back 8⁠´
Stop registers & buff worked by levers through nameboard
Two 61-note reverse keyboards FF–f''' A415/A440
Tapered wooden jacks with delrin plectra, leathered registers
Soundboard painting by Katherine Way
Handpainted Japan Silk case
Gilded mouldings, case bands and keywell
Six leg Louis-XVI stand
Gilded boxes & reverse flutes, oil gilt cast brass medallions
Matching stool with buttoned gold velvet seat

CAREY BEEBE ÉLÈVE DE D JACQUES WAY 1984

 

Originally one of our hire instruments
Then, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba QLD

Now, Australian String Academy, Somersby NSW


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