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£8534.00

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George Garcka square piano in mahgoany with inlaid case, satinwood inlaid nameboard with inlaid "Adam" swags, highly original "French" stand c.1783-1792 interesting example of pedal registration with buff, damper lift and swell 

F to F 5 octave 
Tuned to A=415Hz Baroque - not suitable for modern pitch 

Garcka built pianos in Rathbone Place 1783 to 1792 and in Wardour Street in 1792 

George Garcka was a member of the legenday group known as the "Twelve Apostles", piano makers, many were German born and some were Dutch they were said to have fled to England during the seven year war.

They established successful manufactories and produced forward looking designed and technologies which ultimaltely was incorporated into Broadwoods success. 

The twelve apolstels : 
1 Americus Bakers 
2 Frederick Beck 
3 Adam Beyer 
4 Gabriel Buntebart 
5 Christopher Ganer 
6 George Garcka 
7 John Geib 
8 Meincke Meyer (partner of Zumpe) 
9 Johannes Pohlmann 
10 Georg D Schoene (successor of Johannes Zumpe) 
11 Sievers (partner of Buntebart) 
12 Johannes Zumpe

Dimensions

164.50cm wide 80.00cm high 58.50cm deep

Price

£8534.00

Stock number

M30666
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