Pianos & Harpsichords from around the world

The theme of this gallery includes representations through painting, sculpting, and other mediums by using musical instruments such as Pianos & Harpsichords. Gallery created by: Khenyatta CherryMiller.

Pictured is a wooden Flemish Harpsichord. There is a reversed flap on this instrument. Normally instruments like this have the flap flipping down over the keys and up to open. The artistic detail in the painting on the top of the piano is a great focal point.
This French Double Harpsichord is from 1765. The golden color is an interesting effect on the instrument. The artistic expression painted throughout the piece is an intriguing focal point. The attention to detail depicted in the carvings shown on the legs and around the body show the craftsmanship from this time period.
This is a piano from the 19th century. The top of the instrument showcases an upright harp. The unusualness of the look of this creation was most intriguing. The choice in stain color was a great choice for this piece. The wood carvings were a great creative touch.
Pictured is a piano from 1925. The uniqueness of this piece is one of the most impactful focal points. It showcases a double sided keyboard. This feature allows musicians to play from either side simultaneously.
This is the Little Conklin Piano. It's original version was from 1969. The shape and clean lines are interesting. The most notable element about this piece is that there is no visible keyboard.
This square piano is from 1823. The first interesting element about this piece is the shape. The artistic details and expression in the wood are great focal points. The golden tone on the foot pedal area and the detail showing two eagle heads are impressive.
This is a Viennese Grand Piano. The artistic expression shown in the area where musicians place sheet music shows great detail. The artwork that is painted around the body of the piano is also catchy and ties everything together. The wooden carvings on the legs and foot pedal area were a great choice.
Pictured is a Rhythm Piano. The biggest attraction is it's unusual shape. There is no keyboard and it appears to look more like an early percussion instrument such as a xylophone. The materials used and the simplicity of the lines in this piece were quite interesting.
Pictured is a Janko Upright Piano. The focal point of this piece is the keyboard. The set up of the scale on this keyboard is very unusual. The piece showcases great attention to detail in the carvings on the sheet music area and on its flanking sides.
Pictured is a West African Thumb Piano from the early to mid 1900s. The first intriguing fact about this piece is the size. The intricate detail in the carvings on this piece such as the different directions that flow throughout, are a great focal point. The contrasting detail inside the diamond and in each individual diamond shape within were also a great touch.
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