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The catalogue for our sale on 15th December is detailed below.

 

 

Last Sale Details for 15th December 2016

Lot No. Image Piano Estimate
1 Yamaha (c1990) A Model U1A upright piano in a bright mahogany case; together with a matching stool with blue upholstered top. £1,400 - 1,800 £1,700
2 Bechstein (c1890’s) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on turned octagonal legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,300
3 Bösendorfer (c1924) A 5ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,600
4 Kawai (c2007) A Model K-15E upright piano in a bright ebonised modern style case with a gold decorative design to the front panel. £800 - 1,200 £1,250
5 Steinway (c1888) An upright piano in an ebonised case. £800 - 1,200 £880
6 Blüthner (c1899) A 7ft grand piano in a rosewood case on turned tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,400
7 Bechstein (London) (c1930’s) A 4ft 8in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,600
8 Yamaha (c1991) A 5ft 3in Model G1 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,400
9 Boston (c1996) A Model UP 118E upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool with beige upholstered top. £1,200 - 1,800 £2,400
10 Steinway (c1929) A 5ft 10in 88-note Model O grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been reconditioned in the past. £7,000 - 10,000 £11,500
11 Lanzani Piano Stool A Lanzani Model Linea Ergonomica concert adjustable piano stool in an ebonised finish with a stitched grey fabric seat. £200 - 400 £160
12 Yamaha (c1980’s) A Model U2H upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £1,450
13 Blüthner (c1979) A 4ft 11in Style 11 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 4,000 £2,500
14 Grotrian Steinweg (c1924). A 5ft 5in Model VII grand piano in a bright ebonised case on turned supports; together with a stool. This piano has been completely restored in the last 2 years £1,500 - 2,000 £1,600
15 Steinway (c1891) A 6ft 2in 85-note old style Model A grand piano in an ebonised case on 'elephant' legs. This piano has been reconditioned in the past. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,000
16 LOT WITHDRAWN
17 Bluthner (c1907) A 6ft 3in grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored in the past. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,050
18 LOT WITHDRAWN
19 Reid Sohn (c1992) A 4ft 8in Model 140 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,200 - 1,800 £780
20 Steinway (c1981) A 5ft 10in 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. £25,000 - 30,000 £18,000
21 Yamaha (c2000) A 5ft 3in Model GP1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,800 - 3,500 £2,700
22 Blüthner (c1924) A 5ft 8in 88-note grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £700 - 1,000 £1,150
23 Elysian (c1989 ) A 6ft 88-note grand piano in bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £800 - 1,200 £1,350
24 Blüthner (c1986) A Model B upright piano in a bright ebonised case. £2,500 - 3,500 £2,500
25 Steinway (c1970) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. £22,000 - 28,000 £31,000
26 Bösendorfer (c1926) AMENDMENT A 5ft 7in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £4,500
27 Yamaha (c2006) A Model SU118C upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,200
28 Schulze Pollmann (c2012) A Model 126 Masterpiece upright piano in a bright ebonised case. It has a Renner action and cerisa soundboard. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,500
29 Steinway (c1886) A 6ft 11in old style Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on ‘elephant’ legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £5,000
30 Erard (c1901) A 6ft 4in grand piano in a satinwood and floral painted art case on dual square tapered legs united by a stretcher. This piano has been re-polished and restored. (See back cover illustration) £4,000 - 6,000 £6,200
31 Thomas Goff and Joseph Cobby (c1934) A clavichord by Thomas Goff and Joseph Cobby in a walnut case, the fascia bearing the inscription 'T.R.C.G. ET J.C.C. FECERUNT MCMXXXIV', on a trestle stand. £800 - 1,200 £800
32 Steinway (c1910) A Vertegrand upright piano in a rosewood case. £1,200 - 1,800 £3,100
33 Music Stand An Edwardian satinwood and floral painted music stand in the form of a lyre. £600 - 800 £320
34 Music Chair A Louis XV style carved oak music chair with padded back and seat on cabriole legs. £300 - 400 £280
35 Steinway (c1912) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £6,800
36 Kawai (c2003) A 5ft 5in Model RX1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £4,800
37 Yamaha (c1978) A Model U3H upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with an adjustable stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,300
38 Blüthner (c1979) A 5ft 1in Model 11 grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a single stool. AMENDMENT £3,000 - 5,000 £4,000
39 Steinway (c1899) A 6ft 2in 88-note Model A grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. The case has been re-polished. £7,000 - 9,000 £5,200
40 Adam Beyer (c1779) A square piano in a mahogany case on a trestle base. The fascia bearing the inscription ‘Adam Beyer Londini Fecit 1779’. This piano was restored by Andrew Lancaster approximately 15 years ago. (See article in catalogue) £1,500 - 2,000 £3,300
41 Blüthner (c1934) A 5ft 1in grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,050
42 Steinway (c1927) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs, together with a stool. £7,000 - 9,000 £8,500
43 Music Canterbury A Victorian walnut music Canterbury having three sections and drawer below on turned legs. £200 - 300 £100
44 Bechstein (c1900) An upright piano in a rosewood case; together with a matching duet stool. This piano was fully reconditioned in 2000. £700 - 1,000 £1,050
45 Steinway (c1905) A Vertegrand upright piano in a rosewood case; together with a stool. AMENDMENT does not have a stool. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,700
46 Schimmel (c1979) A 5ft 10 in Model 174 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £4,000 - 6,000 £2,600
47 Royale A 4ft 7in Model Classic 140 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching adjustable stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,200
48 Kawai (c1995) A 5ft 10in Model KG-2A grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,800
49 Yamaha (c1998) A Model MP70 upright piano with Silent System in a satin walnut case. £800 - 1,200 £1,150
50 Steinway (c1926) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been fully restored. £18,000 - 25,000 UNSOLD
51 Bechstein (c1900) A 6ft 7in Model B grand piano a bright ebonised case on turned octagonal legs; together with a stool. This piano has been completely restored. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,900
52 Kawai (1973) A 6ft 1in Model KG3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs £3,000 - 5,000 £2,300
53 Yamaha (c1990) A Model M108 upright piano in a bright ebonised case £800 - 1,200 £1,200
54 Steinway (c1902) A Vertegrand upright piano in a satinwood case painted with flowers and garlands, the top panel inset with paintings depicting pastoral scenes, signed by A Blackmore; together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,000
55 Erard (c1921) An upright piano in a rosewood case and by repute formerly owned by Ignacy Paderewski, pianist, composer and First President of Poland in 1919 and used by him on his world tours. Provenance Whitton & Laing auction 15th February 1976 Lot 218 Major Fleetwood-Hesketh lived in Holcombe Rogus, Somerset and his sister Miss Fleetwood Hesketh lived in a nearby cottage with the piano which the family said was the small upright played by Paderewski and taken on his world tours. £3,000 - 5,000 UNSOLD
56 Hoffmann (c1984) A 6ft 3in Model 190 grand piano in a traditional walnut case, together with a duet stool. AMENDMENT Is in a Yew Wood case. £1,500 - 2,000 £2,600
57 Gabriel Gaveau (c1924) A 6ft 6in Empire style grand piano in a satin mahogany art case decorated with garlands and banding on carved and turned fluted supports. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft 4in Empire style grand piano in a 'plum pudding' mahogany art case on turned and gilt metal mounted legs. £6,000 - 8,000 UNSOLD
58 Steinway (c1976) A 7ft 5in Model C grand piano in a satin ebonised case, on square tapered legs; together with a stool. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. £22,000 - 28,000 £22,000
59 Music Stand A Victorian mahogany adjustable double music stand raised on a turned baluster column and platform base. £600 - 800 £520
60 Steinway (c1920) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a satinwood case with original painted inset panels and further painted case decoration in musical motifs; on six fluted legs with carved and gilded details. This piano has been fully restored. (See front cover colour illustration) £30,000 - 40,000 £30,000
61 Bechstein (c1906) A 6ft grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. This piano has been re-built in the past. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,500
62 Steinway (c1886) An upright piano in a rosewood case. £800 - 1,200 £1,400
63 Yamaha (c1990) A 9ft Model CFIII concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a quilted piano cover. £25,000 - 30,000 UNSOLD
64 Irmler (c2012) An upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £1,500
65 Steinway (c1890) A 6ft 11in 85-note old style Model B grand piano in a rosewood case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £4,500
66 Yamaha (c1999) A digital Model Grand Touch Disklavier in a grand piano style bright ebonised case. AMENDMENT Is together with a stool. £5,000 - 7,000 UNSOLD
67 Bechstein (c1988) A 6ft 8in Model B grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £8,000 - 12,000 £8,000
68 Steinhoven (c2014) A 4ft 10in Model 148 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs. £2,000 - 3,000 £2,000
69 Yamaha (c2007) A Model U1 upright piano in a satin walnut case. £1,800 - 2,200 £3,200
70 Steinway (c1936) A 5ft 7in 88-note Model M grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. £6,000 - 8,000 £7,000
71 Yamaha Clavinova (c2015) A current Model CLP 545 Clavinova in a rosewood effect finish. £900 - 1,200 £900
72 Yamaha Clavinova (c2015) A current Model CLP 545 Clavinova in a rosewood effect finish. £900 - 1,200 £900
73 Yamaha Clavinova (c2015) A current Model CLP 545 Clavinova in a rosewood effect finish. £900 - 1,200 £900
74 Yamaha Clavinova (c2015) A current Model CLP 545 Clavinova in a rosewood effect finish. £900 - 1,200 £900
75 Yamaha Clavinova (c2015) A current Model CLP 545 Clavinova in a rosewood effect finish. £900 - 1,200 £900
76 Yamaha Clavinova (c2015) A current Model CLP 545 Clavinova in a rosewood effect finish. £900 - 1,200 £900
77 Bluthner (c1936) A 4ft 11in style IV grand piano in a bright ebonised case, on square tapered legs; together with a stool. This piano was fully renovated in 1963 by Whelpdale, Maxwell & Codd. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,400
78 Bösendorfer (c1928) A 5ft 7in grand piano in an ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £4,100
79 Schimmel (c2001) A Model 116S upright piano in a bright ebonised case; together with a stool. £,3,000 - 4,000 £2,400
80 Steinway (c1946) A 5ft 7in New York Model M grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £6,000 - 8,000 £7,200
81 Blüthner (c1986) A 120cm Model A upright piano in a mahogany case. £4,000 - 6,000 £3,500
82 Hoffman (c2003) A 6ft 3in Model 190 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £5,000 - 7,000 £6,200
83 Yamaha (c2003) A 4ft 11in Model GB1 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 4,000 £3,500
84 Yamaha (c2000) A Model MPX70 upright piano in a bright ebonised case, with a disklavier system. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,900
85 Steinway (c1965) A 6ft 2 in Model A 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. £16,000 - 20,000 £16,000
86 Waldstein (c2001) A Model 108 upright piano in a traditional bright mahogany case; together with a matching stool £600 - 800 £500
87 Görs & Kallmann A grand piano in a mahogany case on dual square tapered legs united by a stretcher. AMENDMENT Is 5ft 2in. £700 - 1,000 £300
88 Schimmel (c1975) An upright piano in an ebonised case with integral lights and cabriole front supports; together with a matching stool. £1,000 - 1,500 £1,650
89 De Blaise Harpsichord A single manual harpsichord in a mahogany case on slender turned supports. £600 - 800 £320
90 Blüthner (c1999) A 6ft 3in Supreme Edition Ambassador Model 4 grand piano in a rosewood case laid in a herringbone pattern on turned legs; together with a matching stool. £14,000 - 18,000 UNSOLD
91 Bechstein (c1903) A 6ft 7in Model V grand piano in a mahogany and satinwood crossbanded case with elm oval panels, raised on dual square tapered legs with boxwood lines and flowerhead decoration. £3,000 - 4,000 £3,500
92 Steinway (c1924) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with an adjustable leather upholstered piano chair. £9,000 - 12,000 £13,000
93 Woodchester A modern style upright piano in a satin mahogany case, together with a stool. £600 - 800 £520
94 Bechstein (c1899) A 6ft Model A grand piano in a satin birch case on dual square tapered legs. AMENDMENT Is a 6ft 7in Model B grand piano ad is together with an adjustable stool. £2,000 - 3,000 £3,900
95 Yamaha (c2005) A 6ft 1in Model C3L grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with an adjustable stool. £7,000 - 10,000 £7,000
96 Bechstein (c1906) A Model 9 upright piano in a rosewood case . This piano has been reconditioned in the past. £800 - 1,200 £1,250
97 Steinway (c1926) A 5ft 7in Model M grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. This piano has been restored. AMENDMENT Is a 5ft 7in Model 170 grand piano. £12,000 - 18,000 UNSOLD
98 Yamaha (c1975) A 6ft 1in Model C3 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £6,500 - 8,500 UNSOLD
99 Danemann (c1982) An upright piano in a bright mahogany modern style case with cabriole supports. £600 - 800 £700
100 Bösendorfer (c1974) A 9ft Imperial concert grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with an adjustable concert stool. This lot is accompanied by a letter from Trevor Horn CBE., Producer and owner of SARM Studios, listing some of the famous artists and records that have been recorded at this piano, including Queen, Coldplay, Elton John, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Rush and many others. This instrument is sold with an Article 10 Certificate due to the nature of the keyboard being constructed from ivory. £25,000 - 35,000 £21,000
101 Yamaha (c1975) A 5ft 7in Model G2 grand piano in a bright mahogany case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £2,500 - 3,500 £1,950
102 Blüthner (c1978) A 5ft 5in Model 10 grand piano in a walnut case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £3,000 - 5,000 £3,100
103 Blüthner (c1980’s) An upright piano in a traditional style bright ebonised case. AMENDMENT (c 1983) £3,000 - 5,000 £2,000
104 Blüthner (c1979) A Model M upright piano in a bright mahogany case. £1,500 - 2,000 £1,400
105 Boston (c2004) A 5ft 10in Model GP 178 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a matching stool. £5,000 - 7,000 £5,500
106 LOT WITHDRAWN UNSOLD
107 Steinway An upright piano in a re-polished case. This piano has been restored in the past £3,000 - 5,000 £2,500
108 Yamaha (c1974) A 5ft 7in Model G2 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. £2,500 - 3,500 £1,900
109 Yamaha (c1981) A Model U1 upright piano in an ebonised case; together with a stool. £1,200 - 1,800 £2,300
110 Steinway (c2007) A 6ft 11in Model B grand piano with Silent System in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs; together with a stool. £35,000 - 40,000 £39,000
111 Yamaha (c2013) A Model B1 upright piano with Silent System in a bright ebonised case; together with a matching stool. £1,800 - 2,200 £1,800
112* Flutes Nine new boxed student flutes . £220 -320 £380
113* Flutes Eleven ex-hire used student flutes £180 - 280 £220
114 Rogers (c1930’s) A 4ft 6in grand piano in a bright red case on square tapered legs. This piano has been recently reconditioned. £3,000 - 5,000 UNSOLD
115 Steinway(c1985) A 5ft 10in Model O grand piano in a satin 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. £15,000 - 20,000 £17,000
116 Steinway (c1913) A 6ft 2in New York Model A grand piano in a mahogany case on square tapered legs. AMENDMENT The piano is on an 'A' frame. £4,000 - 6,000 £6,200
117 Kawai (c1992) A 6ft 1in Model GS40 grand piano in a bright ebonised case on square tapered legs. LATE ENTRY £4,000 - 6,000 £4,800
118 No Lot
119 LOT WITHDRAWN
120 Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with leatherette seat. £70 - 90
121 Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with leatherette seat. £70 - 90
122 Piano Stool An adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with leatherette seat. £70 - 90
123 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £170
124 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £160
125 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £150
126 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £140
127 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £130
128 Piano Stool A concert adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with button leather top. £120 - 160 £120
129 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 £140
130 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150 £100
131 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150
132 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150
133 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150
134 Piano Stool A duet adjustable piano stool in a bright ebonised finish with storage under a button leather top. £100 - 150
135 **PLEASE REFER TO THIS PAGE FOR AMENDED LOTS AND FURTHER PICTURES**