The caseworks of our pianos can be beautifully decorated with exquisite woods such as this piano finished with Amboina burr, a rare and precious material, which originates from Indonesia.
Traditionally turned legs, hand-carved music desk and harp shaped lyre create the elegance of this mock 19th century piano. The underside of the lid is veneered with a natural maple wood which creats a unique visual impact.
This example of a specifically commissioned piano features an unusual red high gloss varnish with an individually hand painted reproduction of a Canaletto painting which celebrates the ancient connection between Venice and China: the client's country.
Marco Polo Details
Designed by NYT
Line The music of shape and the design of sound are created in the M. Liminal model, designed by NYT Line and Philippe Gendre. Just as consonance and dissonance are organised in music, M. Liminal's shapes and colours are combined in asymmetric but orderly designs. Inspired by the sea, the shape of the side evokes the profile of a wave while the black-silver colour that of a dolphin. The red of the soundboard and black of the cast iron frame filter through the transparency of the plexiglas music stand.
M Liminal Details
Several types of exotic woods, including sycamore and maple, are combined with exceptional care and attention to create a stunning geometric design, exquisitely outlined with ornamentation of ebony wood and mother of pearl.
This refined piano, F228 model, is fully realized in Macassar Ebony, a dark wood endowed with typical amber streaks that render the instrument particularly elegant and valuable.
Two very different briers such as myrtle brier and red elm brier, wood and mother of pearls inlays repeated creating a joyous visual impact are the elegant characteristics of this model F156.
A 24-carat gold leaf completely covers this F228 piano model, giving it a touch of royal prestige. The transparent polyester that protects the gold leaf returns to the surface a precious luminosity of iridescent shades.
Gold Leaf Details
Fine inlays of natural and colored exotic woods embellish this model F212. Mother of pearl with the semi-precious stone Malachite, give birth to a complex design featuring arabesques.
The inside of the instrument has been totally covered in black lacquer, including the surface of the soundboard. The iron frame has been varnished in silver and all other parts have been chromium plated. This unusual matching of colors was conceived by the world renown architect, Norman Foster. This model has been called "Silver" because of the impact created by the silver iron frame.