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Last Sale Details for 12th December 2019

Lot No. Piano Estimate Price Realised
1 Gebr Niendorf (c1985) A 4ft 7in grand piano in a satin mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,000
2 Elysian (c1985) A 5ft 2in Model 157 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a single and duet stools. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,340
3 Kawai (c2016) A Model K-200 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,800
4 Blüthner (c1911) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a rosewood and gilt case on dual square tapered legs; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is in a rosewood case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,000
5 August Förster (c1956) A 5ft 3in grand piano in a walnut case on carved cabriole legs; together with a matching duet stool. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. Cert. No. 587736/01. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,850
6 Yamaha (c1976) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,650
7 Lot Withdrawn. No Lot
8 Steinway (c1900) A New York Model F upright piano in an ebonised case. This piano has been restored in the past. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,600
9 Lot Withdrawn. No Lot
10 Blüthner (c1976) A 6ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £4,000
11 Kawai (c1969) A 118cm Model S upright piano in an Art Deco inspired bright ebonised case. £1,400 - 1,800 £1,800
12 Kawai (c1968) A 6ft 8in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,200
13 Blüthner (c1936) A 4ft 11in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. AMENDMENT Does not have a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,100
14 Steinway (c1912) A Vertegrand upright piano in a mahogany case; together with a stool. This piano has been reconditioned in the past. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,600
15 Music Cabinet An Edwardian mahogany and satinwood banded music cabinet fitted with four drawers and a cupboard raised on square tapered legs, united by an undertier, 80cm wide. £100 - 150 £95
16 Yamaha (c2000) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is fitted with a Silent System. £6,000 - 8,000 £8,500
17 Steinway (c1926) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. This piano has been restored in the past. £8,000 - 12,000 £10,000
18 Grotrian Steinweg (c1987) An upright piano in a traditional style teak case; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,000
19 Astor A recent 6ft 1in Model G-86 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,300
20 Steinway (c1970) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. Cert. No. 586911/01. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 7in Model M in a satin ebonised case. £12,000 -18,000 £13,500
21 Miki by Yamaha A Model M10 upright piano in an ebonised case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,250
22 Ed Seiler (c1990) A recent 6ft 8in Model 206 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a concert adjustable stool with leather top. £3,000 - 5,000 £4,200
23 Bechstein (c1924) A 6ft Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on turned octagonal legs. This piano was reconditioned in 1995. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,000
24 Steinway (c1888) An upright piano with a mahogany front panel. This piano has been restored in the past. £500 - 800 £1,450
25 Pearl River (c1999) A 5ft 7in Model 170 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 2in grand piano. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,250
26 Samick (c1998) AMENDMENT (c1993) A modern style upright piano in a bright white case; together with a matching duet stool. £600 - 800 £620
27 Steinway (c1940) A 6ft 2in 88-note Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 1in Model S. £6,000 - 8,000 £6,000
28 Estonia (c1975) A 9ft concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,000
29 Bechstein (c1926) A Model 10 upright piano in a mahogany case; together with a stool. £800 - 1,200 £500
30 Hornung & Möller (c1919) A 6ft 6in art cased grand piano, having a Louis XV style carved walnut and gilt decorated case, raised on foliate and scroll cabriole legs. This piano has been fully restored. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,000
31 Yamaha (c2000) A 121cm Model YM10 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,500 - 3,000 £2,200
32 Bösendorfer (c1943) A 5ft 7in Model 170 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching adjustable stool. This piano has been restored. £8,000 - 12,000 £8,800
33 Yamaha (c1996) A Model P116N upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with a stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,500
34 Elysian (c1987) A 5ft 2in grand piano in a bright white case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,400
35 Steinway (c1908) A 6ft 2in 88-note Model A grand piano in a bright ebonised case on baluster turned and fluted legs; together with a matching stool. This piano has been rebuilt by Steinway. £20,000 - 25,000 £20,000
36 Bechstein (c1904) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano in a polished ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored in the past. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,500
37 Bizzi Harpsichord A recent 230cm Model Giusti harpsichord with a compass of G1-E5 and 2 x 8ft independent stops. The case in poplar, fir and beech on three slender turned and fluted supports. £700 - 1,000 £2,700
38 Fortegrand A modern copy of a late 18th century South German fortegrand piano, the sharps are not covered in ivory; together with a stool. AMENDMENT New Description and Estimate. £1,500 - 2,000 £6,800
39 Steinway (c1925) A 5ft 10in Model O pianola grand in a white case on dual square tapered legs; together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,600
40 Yamaha (c2004) A 7ft 6in Model C7 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £9,000 - 12,000 £13,500
41 Yamaha (c2005) A 121cm Model YM5 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,500 - 3,000 £2,600
42 Music Cabinet An Edwardian mahogany music chest fitted with six drawers raised on cabriole legs, 52cm wide. £100 - 150 £50
43 John Broadwood (c1980) A 121cm upright piano in a bright mahogany case. AMENDMENT Is 126cm. £800 - 1,200 £600
44 Samick (c2008) AMENDMENT (c1995) A 4ft 8in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,350
45 Yamaha (c1981) A 6ft 3in hand-built Model S-400 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £7,000 - 10,000 £8,000
46 Knight (c1975) A Model K10 upright piano in a satin figured walnut case. £600 - 800 £550
47 Blüthner (c1934) A 5ft 3in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a duet stool. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 1in grand piano. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,800
48 Yamaha (c2007) A 4ft 11in Model A1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,200
49 Welmar (c1971) AMENDMENT Is (c1972) A 112cm upright piano in a satin mahogany case. £500 - 700 £650
50 Bösendorfer (c1995) A 6ft 7in Model Strauss 200 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned octagonal legs; together with a matching stool. (See back cover colour illustration) £12,000 - 18,000 £18,500
51 Berry A recent 109cm upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £400 - 600 £200
52 Max Bauer (c1905) A 5ft grand piano in a painted satinwood case decorated with classical maidens in garden landscapes, raised on dual square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. Is fitted with a Piano Disc System. £1,000 - 1,500 £2,000
53 Yamaha (c1997) A Model MP70N upright piano in a bright white traditional case, with a silent system. £1,200 - 1,800 £800
54 Blüthner (c1981) A 6ft 3in Style 6 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,900
55 Boston (c2010) A 5ft 2in Model 156 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £7,600
56 Offenbach A recent Model RS-18 upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £600 - 800 £650
57 Schimmel (c1988) A 5ft 8in Model 174T grand piano in a satin walnut case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,800
58 Monnington & Weston (c1930) A ‘baby’ grand piano in an Art Deco designed rare quilted maple veneer case; together with the original matching stool. £2,500 - 3,500 £1,850
59 Yamaha (c2007) An upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Is a Model LU-90 PE. £800 - 1,200 £920
60 Pleyel (c1926) A 6ft 2in ex-player grand piano in a kingwood and mahogany parquetry case, raised on six fluted, tapered legs, headed with gilt metal collars. The property of the musician/songwriter Phil Soussan, who wrote and played with Ozzy Osbourne, Jimmy Page, and many others. A signed letter from Phil Soussan is included with this lot. £2,000 - 4,000 £1,500
61 August Förster (c1979) A 6ft 3in Model 190 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £3,800
62 Steinway (c1926) A Model K upright piano in a mahogany case; together with a stool. This piano has recently been re-strung. AMENDMENT This piano has been re-strung in the past. £2,000 - 4,000 £1,550
63 Gabriel Gaveau (c1924) A 6ft 6in grand piano in an Empire style case, veneered in Makore and satinwood on six turned and reeded supports. £5,000 - 7,000 UNSOLD
64 Steinway (c1896) A 6ft 2in 88-note Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on turned and fluted legs; together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £6,900
65 Kawai (c2002) A 7ft Model RX6 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £7,000 - 9,000 £7,500
66 Kemble (c1968) AMENDMENT (c1972) A Model Nordia upright piano in a white case. £400 - 600 £200
67 Visionnaire Larix piano bar. A bespoke grand piano style electronic keyboard in a bright ebonised case on laser cut stainless steel legs; together with a matching stool. Keyboard by Yamaha, manufactured by Visionnaire, designed by Samuele Mazza. £5,000 - 10,000 UNSOLD
68 Bösendorfer (c1980) A 7ft grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is 225cm. £8,000 - 12,000 £11,500
69 Arts & Crafts Upright An Arts and Crafts upright piano in a mahogany case with extended front supports and strap hinges. £400 - 600 £300
70 The following three lots are from the Orpheus and Bacchus Music Festival Pleyel the Orpheus and Bacchus Duo-Clave (c1939) A 9ft 7in rare double keyboard concert piano in an ebonised case; together with a stool. This piano has been restored. (See front cover and accompanying article in catalogue) £15,000 -20,000 £42,000
71 Steinway (c1998) A 9ft Model D concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. This piano has been signed by Alfred Brendel and played by many famous pianists. £40,000 - 60,000 £40,000
72 Erard A period grand piano bearing the Case No 68059, in a rosewood case on turned and fluted legs with fretted music desk; together with a stool. This piano has been restored and was used for performances of contemporary compositions. AMENDMENT New Description. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,200
73 Steinway (c1896) A Model E upright piano in a rosewood case. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,250
74 Bechstein grand piano (c1853) AMENDMENT Is (c1859) A grand piano in a rosewood case with carved scroll cheeks and leg supports; on turned octagonal legs and lyre pedals. This piano is believed to be the earliest known example of this maker. AMENDMENT This piano is one of the earliest known examples of this maker. £7,000 - 10,000 £10,000
75 Yamaha (c1979) A Model P2 modern style upright piano in a satin walnut case. £600 - 800 £680
76 Yamaha (c2003) AMENDMENT (c2001) A 5ft 8in Model C2 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £4,600
77 Welmar (c1995) A Regency Model upright piano in a bright mahogany case with a flame mahogany front panel and reeded supports; together with a stool. AMENDMENT Does not have a stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £780
78 Petrof (c2003) AMENDMENT (c2002) A 5ft 8in Model IV grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,000
79 Haessler (c2015) A Model H118 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,700
80 Boston (c2002) A 5ft 4in Model GP163 grand piano in a bright walnut case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £5,300
81 Blüthner (c1901) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. This piano has been recently restored. £4,000 - 6,000 £2,800
82 Yamaha (c1974) A Model U1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £1,400 - 1,800 £1,650
83 Broadwood (c1900) A rare 4ft 5in six-octave grand piano. The Broadwood records describe it as a ‘spinet piano’. They were particularly popular in the London theatres, where its unusually narrow and compact dimensions made it welcome in smaller orchestra pits. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,000
84 Steinway (c1895) A 6ft 2in Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned fluted legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £4,800
85 Boston (c2006) A 5ft 10in Model GP178 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £7,200
86 Blüthner (c1895) A 6ft 3in Model VII grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been regulated and renovated in 2015. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,050
87 Boston (c1994) A Model 132 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,100
88 Lot Withdrawn. No Lot
89 Welmar (c1986) A Model 110 upright piano in a modern style bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £800 - 1,200 £750
90 Steinway (c1908) A 6ft 2in Model O grand piano in a painted satinwood art case of Adam Brothers design decorated with panels depicting: musical trophies, cherubs, foliate and swag ornament, raised on five pairs of twin turned legs united by stretchers. Designed by Waring and Gillow; together with a stool. £30,000 - 50,000 UNSOLD
91 Yamaha (c2009) A Model B1 upright piano in a bright ebonised case; fitted with a Silent System. £2,000 - 2,500 £2,200
92 Steinway (c1902) A 7ft 5in grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs and an ‘A’ frame. £8,000 - 12,000 £6,500
93 Estonia (c1977) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £400
94 Grotrian Steinweg (c1991) A grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is 225cm. £5,000 - 7,000 £10,000
95 Bechstein (c2006) A Model 116 Balance upright piano designed by Rommel und Schoen in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £6,200
96 Bechstein London (c1930’s) A 4ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £3,000
97 Steinway (c1924) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 10in Model O. This piano has been reconditioned in the past. £8,000 – 12,000 £6,000
98 Young Chang (c1989) A 5ft 2in Model 157 grand piano in a satin ebonised case on square tapered legs. PLEASE NOTE The action needs attention. £1,000 - 1,500 £850
99 Gabriel Gaveau (c1911) A 6ft grand piano in a radial and quarter veneered mahogany case on square fluted tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £2,100
100 Steinway (c2000) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is together with a concert adjustable stool. £35,000 - 40,000 £41,000
101 Steinmayer A recent 4ft 11in grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,300
102 Hoffmann by Bechstein (c2014) A 6ft 1in Model T186 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £6,500
103 Bösendorfer (c1972) A 9ft 6in Imperial concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. Cert. No. 587611/01. £18,000 - 22,000 £16,000
104 Bechstein (c1892) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. AMENDMENT Is 6ft 7in. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,100
105 Blüthner (c2002) A 5ft 1in Model 11 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £12,000 - 15,000 £9,000
106 *Yamaha (c2013) A Model N1 Avantgrand Hybrid digital piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. There is VAT on this lot. £2,000 - 2,500 £2,000
107 LATE ENTRY Zimmermann by Bechstein (c2004) A 125cm Model Z1 upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,400
108 LATE ENTRY Kemble (c2010) A Model K121 CL upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching adjustable stool. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,200
109 No Lot No Lot
110 No Lot No Lot
111 Piano Stool A button down upholstered adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
112 Piano Stool A button down upholstered adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
113 Piano Stool A button down upholstered adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 UNSOLD
114 Piano Stool A button down upholstered adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 £110
115 Piano Stool A button down upholstered adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 £110
116 Piano Stool A button down upholstered adjustable concert stool in a bright ebonised finish. £120 - 160 UNSOLD