GAST UPRIGHT PIANO

with a quartered, walnut case and ornate, brass candlesticks


Albert Gast upright piano for sale with a quartered, walnut case and ornate, brass candlesticks. Entire cabinet inlaid in Neoclassical designs featuring scrolling acanthus, urns and flowers. Piano has an eighty-eight keyboard and two pedals.

Albert Gast upright piano for sale with a quartered, walnut case and ornate, brass candlesticks

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Price: £10,000.00 GBP

Neoclassicism

Neoclassicism was a Western cultural movement in the decorative and visual arts, literature, theatre, music, and architecture that drew inspiration from the art and culture of classical antiquity. European Neoclassicism in the visual arts began c. 1760 in opposition to the then-dominant Rococo style. Rococo architecture emphasizes grace, ornamentation and asymmetry; Neoclassical architecture is based on the principles of simplicity and symmetry, which were seen as virtues of the arts of Rome and Ancient Greece, and were more immediately drawn from 16th-century Renaissance Classicism.

Decorative techniques employed in the style included flatter, lighter motifs, sculpted in low frieze-like relief or painted in monotones en camaïeu ("like cameos"), isolated medallions or vases or busts or bucrania or other motifs, suspended on swags of laurel or ribbon, with slender arabesques against backgrounds, perhaps, of "Pompeiian red" or pale tints, or stone colors. Source: Wikipedia

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