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Lunar Moth, Baby Grand Piano

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Various woods, mirrored glass, and gilding
DATES ca. 1928
DIMENSIONS 39 1/2 x 56 1/4 x 64 in. (100.3 x 142.9 x 162.6 cm)
MARKINGS acid-etched on mirror inside key cover "HARDMAN"
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Gift of Fifty/50, Mark Isaacson, and Mark McDonald
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Baby Grand Piano: mahogany, ivory, mirrored glass, gilding; top of case decorated with gilded striated off-center cross running full length and width, which continues vertically onto the side of the case; continuous gilded band around perimeter of lower case topped by narrow band of mirrors, retractable key cover partially gilt interior with continuous mirror; stands on three pairs of tapered quadrangular legs inset with mirrored panels; below keyboard are three pedals supported by paired tapered quadrangular legs inset with mirrors. Modernique Line; this model known as "Lunar Moth". CONDITION: Good
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