American Decorative Arts
Maker: Adam and William Geib, American, 1821–1828

Piano

1824

Rosewood veneer, mahogany veneer, mahogany; frame, eastern white pine; drawer linings, yellow poplar; keys, basswood with ebony and ivory facings; soundboard, spruce; other piano woods, possibly a maple and other unidentified woods.

34 3/16 x 67 3/4 x 25 1/2 in. (86.9 x 172.1 x 64.8 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Carll Tucker
1965.58
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Musical Instruments
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Mrs. Carll Tucker, New York. Gift in 1965 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Gerald W. R. Ward, American Case Furniture in the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 447, 451–52, no. 232, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.