BECHSTEIN UPRIGHT PIANO

in Arts and Crafts style, designed by Walter Cave


An 1898, Arts and Crafts style, Bechstein upright piano with a walnut case and ornate fretwork panel cut in a sinuous floral design. Cabinet features sizeable, brass hinges and large sculptural candlesticks. Designed by Walter Cave. Piano has an eighty-five note keyboard and two pedals.

An 1898, Arts and Crafts style, Bechstein upright piano with a walnut case and ornate fretwork panel cut in a sinuous floral design

Click to enlarge

Price: £POA

Click to Call

Piano Details

  • Brand: Bechstein
  • Ref: 2601
  • Serial Number: 49542
  • Age: 1898
  • Wood: Walnut
  • Finish: Polished
  • Size [cm]: height: 120 width: 153 depth: 62

Arts and Crafts

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international trend in the decorative and fine arts that developed earliest and most fully in the British Isles and subsequently spread across the British Empire and to the rest of Europe and America. Initiated in reaction against the perceived impoverishment of the decorative arts and the conditions in which they were produced, the movement flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920.

It is the root of the Modern Style, the British expression of what later came to be called the Art Nouveau movement, which it strongly influenced. The term was first used by T. J. Cobden-Sanderson at a meeting of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society in 1887, although the principles and style on which it was based had been developing in England for at least 20 years. It was inspired by the ideas of architect Augustus Pugin, writer John Ruskin, and designer William Morris. In Scotland it is associated with key figures such as Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Visually, the style has much in common with its contemporary art nouveau and it played a role in the founding of Bauhaus and modernism. Arts and Crafts decorative style was based on the following principles; handmade, simple forms with little ornamentation, beauty of natural materials, copper and pewter, stylised flowers, allegories from the Bible and literature, upside down hearts, Celtic motifs. Source: Wikipeda

VIDEO

Arts and Crafts: Design in a Nutshell | OpenLearn from The Open University


360° Tour of our Leeds Piano Showroom

Fancy taking a look around our piano showroom? Now you can with Google Business View.

Click on the image below to navigate around our showroom. Click on the numbers bottom right to jump to different floors in our premises.

Sales

The pianos on this website are on display at our Leeds showroom. We recommend making an appointment prior to your visit as we operate an appointment diary to offer our visitors the best possible customer care and privacy whilst trying out a piano. Contact Steven Leeming, Head of Sales, to book your Meet & View appointment using one of the methods below. Planning to pay us a visit? Click here for directions how to find us

Telephone:

All Piano Enquiries Call
+44 (0) 113 2448344

Steven Leeming

Email:

info@besbrodepianos.com

Steven Leeming

Address:

39 Holbeck Lane
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS119UL

Opening Hours

  • 10 - 4 Monday
  • 10 - 4 Tuesday
  • 10 - 4 Wednesday
  • 10 - 4 Thursday
    (Wholesale only)
  • 10 - 4 Friday
  • 10 - 4 Saturday
  • Sunday by appointment

Company Information:

Company Registered Number: 4322557
VAT Number: 789516764

We accept Visa
We accept Mastercard
We accept Solo
We accept Maestro
We accept JCB

We accept the following cards as payment. Deposits can be taken over the phone if calling internationally