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The French Single Harpsichord
with Louis XVI-style stand

2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
Stop registers and buff worked by levers through nameboard
One 59-note reverse keyboard GG–f''' A392/A415/A440
Injection-moulded jacks with delrin plectra
Soundboard painting after Goermans/Taskin by Diana Ford
Handpainted Chinese Red exterior, Japan Silk interior
Gilded mouldings and bands
Six leg Louis XVI-style stand with gilded boxes and medallions

CAREY BEEBE • MCMLXXXIX

 

Original commission for a private owner, Sydney NSW
Now, The Southport School, Gold Coast QLD

 

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