A Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Baby Grand Piano by Gaveau à Paris.
Serial Number 67874.
This fine baby grand piano has a quarter-veneered top with a stiff leaf cast border above serpentine shaped frieze panels, centred to each side with a gilt-bronze trophy mount of a lyre and trumpets, flanked by laurel wreaths.
The fallboard is inset with the signature ‘Gaveau/Paris’; the music stand with the pierced radiating signature ‘Gaveau’ and the soundboard stamped in ink ‘Gaveau Paris’ within a cartouche illustrating medals and awards.
The piano is raised on three tapering fluted legs and with a lyre-form foot pedal, numbered “67874” and “1903/911” to the underside
French, Circa 1910.