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Ruckers Double soundboard painting by Diana Ford 223K jpeg The Ruckers Double Harpsichord

2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
Stop registers worked by brass levers through nameboard
Two 56+1-note reverse keyboards GG–d''' A392/A415/A440
Tapered maple jacks with holly tongues,
  PEEK springs & Canada goose quill
Strung in Birkett red & yellow brass, and P-wire
Gilded rose
Soundboard painting by Diana Ford using Australian motifs
  in style of early I Ruckers
Flemish printed papers to keywell (Reverse Johannes)
  & case rim (Reverse Pellegrino)
Handpainted Sugar Box Green exterior & Colonial Green lid interior
Gilded mouldings
Seven leg table stand in French oak with leg storage & drawer
Matching stool with buttoned leather seat
Oak music desk & lid sticks


Private commission, Brisbane QLD


Ruckers Double harpsichord: Hinging the lid 42K jpeg Ruckers Double harpsichord: Keyboards underway 64K jpeg
Hinging the lid Keyboards underway

Ruckers Double harpsichord: Table stand in progress 59K jpeg Ruckers Double harpsichord: Case moulding gilded & rim papered 64K jpeg
Table stand in progress Case moulding gilded and rim papered

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