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LOT 20: BECHSTEIN 'DRAGON' PIANO

 

For those wishing for the exotic this rare art-cased Bechsteion was a 'must'!

 

Bechstein (c1896) 
A 7ft 4in Model C grand piano, in a carved mahogany art-case, the sides decorated with figures of swans, the front leg carved in the form of a mythical beast with spread wings and two heads, one of a dragon the other of a serpent; the lid having elaborate brass strap-work hinges, raised on turned and ‘C’ scroll legs united by moulded stretchers, together with a matching later stool. Hammer Price £10,000

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