July 29, 2017 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


James Henry Houston Square Piano

English, 18th century. An original, fully operational square piano, manufactured by James Henry Houston of London, 1727. The interior of the lid is inscribed J.H. Houston 1727, and marked above the keys James Henry Houston / No. 95 Wardour Street Corner of Edward Street / soho London. The piano features walnut construction with diamond inlaid banding to the apron, lid and tapered legs; ht. 33, wd. 63.5, dp. 23 in.

Provenance:Property from the Irene and Theodore Leverett Collection


There is an old repair at the left corner of the face of the piano. Very small areas of veneer loss and stains. Otherwise very good condition.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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