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Unique, Rare and Exhibition Pianos For Sale  

 
Leeds born Artists Emma Pettifer and mother Jackie Waterhouse showcase an eclectic mix of Portraiture, Impressionism and Abstract in mixed media
 
Our range of unique, art cased pianos from the height of European piano making. Around the turn of the twentieth century a period of prosperity inspired an interest in culture and the arts. As the only source of music in the home, the domestic importance of the piano was at its peak. At this time the wealthy commissioned bespoke, art cased pianos as visible status symbols to stand as centrepieces in a room. Technical innovation of the instrument had reached its maturity prompting a flourish in custom made, luxurious cases. The breathtaking craftsmanship illustrated by these pianos reflect a climactic time in piano making and stand as monuments to the position of the piano in social history. By 1905, gramophone and disc recordings were available allowing the passive enjoyment of music.
 
These pianos featured in our "Golden Age of Pianos Exhibition" that ran alongside the Leeds International Piano Competition 2012.
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Click on an image or title to find out more about each piano....
 
 
All Piano Enquiries call on +44 (0) 113 2448344 and ask for Steven Leeming
 
All pianos on our website are on display in our Leeds showroom, ready to play. If you are interested in trying any of our pianos listed below, here are directions how to find us.
 
     
Antique Bechstein model E Grand Piano For Sale Pleyel Grand Piano Broadwood Grand  Piano
     
A 1907, Bechstein Model E Grand Piano For Sale with a Fiddleback Mahogany Case and Corinthian Style Turned, Fluted Gate Legs. Stamped with Trollope & Colls Ltd
£POA
Unique, 1893, Pleyel Grand Piano For Sale Hand-Painted with Fairies, Satyrs, Nudes, Monkeys, Mythical Creatures, Birds, Flowers. Signed by Georges Meunier, Poster Artist. Piano has Six Cabriole Legs with Scroll Feet.
£175,000
An 1891, Broadwood Grand Piano For Sale with an Intricately Inlaid Case of Mother of Pearl, Tortoiseshell and a Variety of Woods. Stand is American Walnut with Triplet Pillars and Carved Scrolls. Keyboard has Turned Arcading.
£190,000
     
     
Arts and Crafts Lipp grand piano for sale inlaid with ivory A 1919, Steinway Model O grand piano for sale with an Empire style Mahogany case. Cabinet features ornate brass ormolu in Neoclassical and Egyptian motifs such as wreaths, winged lions and cabuchons. Legs feature cylindrical columns and female figures of victory on the capital Bluthner Grand Piano For Sale
     
Arts and Crafts, Lipp Grand Piano For Sale with a Mahogany Case Inlaid with Geometric Designs. Case features ornate brass hinges.
£45,000
A 1919, Steinway Model O grand piano for sale with an Empire style mahogany case. Cabinet features ornate brass ormolu in Neoclassical and Egyptian motifs such as wreaths, winged lions and cabuchons. Legs feature cylindrical columns and female figures of victory on the capital
£60,000
Unique, Bluthner Grand Piano For Sale with a Jacaranda Case with Intricate, Tessellated, Marquetry Inlay. Oval Piano Legs Feature Ornate Filigree Bronze Panels.
£145,000
     
     
Stunning, art nouveau, Bechstein Model C grand piano with a french polished, beautiful mahogany case inlaid with a variety of woods. Bechstein Model C Grand Piano Arts and Crafts Bechstein upright piano
     
Gutermann, 1902, Bechstein Model C Grand Piano For Sale with a Mahogany Case Inlaid with an Art Nouveau Design of Flowers and Tendrils
£145,000
A Unique, 1895, Bechstein Model C Grand Piano For Sale with an Ornately, Carved Walnut Case. Twisted Around the Rear Piano Leg is a Two-Headed Serpent Dragon. This Bechstein Stood Adjacent to the Famous "Rheingold" Bechstein on the Bechstein Stand at the Berlin Trade Exhibition of 1898.
£200,000
A 1903, Bechstein Upright Piano with an Arts and Crafts Oak Case with Inlaid Panels and Ornate Hinges. Casework by J. S. Henry.
£POA
     
     
Steinway Model M Grand Piano For Sale Debain upright piano Besbrode Pianos Leeds upright piano
     
A 1926, Colonial Style, Steinway Model M Grand Piano For Sale with a Mahogany Case and Baluster Legs. Design Based on the First Piano made by Heinrich Steinweg in 1836 65,000
£65,000
Debain et Cie upright piano with an ebony case. Intricately inlaid in bone with ink highlights in an empire design. Case covered with gilded bronze ornament in classical and Egyptian motifs. Piano features ornate swag handles and candlesticks.
£29,995
Besbrode Pianos Upright For Sale. Uniquely finished with Aluminium and Leather. Specially cCommissioned for the Frankfurt Fair 2000.
£5950
     
     
Rippen upright piano Morley upright piano Allison exhibition piano
     
Rippen Upright Piano For Sale with a Walnut Case
£2500
Rare, Morley Upright Grand Piano For Sale with a Mahogany Case
£2500
A 1910, Allison Exhibition Upright Piano with a Mahogany Case. Cabinet Features Bronze Mountings and an Art Nouveau Style Music Stand
£2950
     
     
Ibach grand piano Ornate Bechstein Grand Piano with Brass Ormulu Mounts Schoenhut grand piano For Sale
     
A 1916, German Arts and Crafts, Ibach Grand Piano with a Mahogany Case and Carved Panel Detail. Piano Cheeks Feature Square Cut Indents. Music Desk Features Twisted Brass Spindles. Designed by Dutch Architect Pierre Joseph Hubert Cuypers
£29,000
Ornate, Bechstein Grand Piano For Sale with Brass Ormulu Mounts
£100,000
Schoenhut Half-Size Grand Piano For Sale. A Piano to Inspire Children.
£1795
     
     
Seiler XB Upright  Piano Collard & Collard Upright Piano Acrylic, Steinhoven Transparent, Baby Grand Piano
     
Rare, Gothic Seiler XB Upright Piano For Sale with a Sycamore Case
£4500
Antique, Collard & Collard Upright Piano For Sale with Piano Disk Quiet Time QT-2 System Fitted for a Modern Sound
£2995
Acrylic, Steinhoven Baby Grand Piano For Sale with a Transparent, Acrylic Case. Would Look Fantastic on a Stage Lit Up by LED's
£9995
     
     
Laurence Upright Piano A 1914, Steinway Model O Grand Piano For Sale with a Mahogany and Ebony Case. Cabinet Features a Trompe L'oeil Effect in Inlaid Geometric Shapes 1950's Zimmermann Baby Grand Piano For Sale with a Yellow Formica Case. Cabinet Features an Asymmetrical Music Desk, Geometric Legs and Tubular Steel Piano Lyre
     
Laurence Upright Piano For Sale with a Mahogany Case. This is the very first hand-built Laurence upright piano made in the Otley factory, West Yorkshire.
£10,000
A 1914, Steinway Model O Grand Piano For Sale with a Mahogany and Ebony Case. Cabinet Features a Trompe L'oeil Effect in Inlaid Geometric Shapes
£75,000
Zimmermann Baby Grand Piano For Sale with a Yellow Formica Case. Cabinet Features an Asymmetrical Music Desk, Geometric Legs and Tubular Steel Piano Lyre.
£9500
     
     
Ibach Upright Piano For Sale with a Rococo Style Case and Gilt Detail Art case, 1886, Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Piano For Sale with a Gold Case Covered in Hand Painted Cherubs and People Playing Musical Instruments A 1914, Art Nouveau, Knauss upright piano with a mahogany case with carved flowers and tendrils
     
A 1903, Ibach Upright Piano For Sale with a Rococo Style Case with Carved, Ornament and Gilt Detail
£12,000
An art case, Steinway Model B grand piano with a gold case. Cabinet features hand paintings of cherubs and rural scenes of people playing musical instruments. Piano has ornately carved gate legs with four,ornately carved Corinthian pillars. Music desk has a beautiful scrolling filligree design with a central hand painted plaque.
£160,000
A 1914, Art Nouveau, Knauss Upright Piano with a Mahogany Case with Carved Flowers and Tendrils
£15,000
     
     
A Bohme upright piano with an ornately carved, classical style, oak case A Gerhard Adam upright piano with a Modernist almost Brutalist style oak case An Arts and Crafts Bechstein  upright piano with a mahogany case, sculptural candlesticks and ornate brass hinges. Designed by Walter Cave
     
A Bohme Upright Piano with an Ornately Carved, Classical Style, Oak Case
£10,000
A 1926, Gerhard Adam upright piano with a Modernist Almost Brutalist Style, Oak Case. Cabinet Features Intentional, Aggressive Lines and Modular Planes
£12,000
Bechstein Upright Piano with an Arts and Crafts Mahogany Case with Sculptural Candlesticks and Ornate Hinges. Cabinet Features and Ornate Fretwork Panel in a Floral Design. Designed by English Architect Walter Cave
£15,000
     
     
     
 
 
Want to sell your piano? We buy secondhand, used grand and upright pianos. We are especially looking for all models of Steinway, Yamaha, Kawai, Seiler,Bosendorfer, Bechstein, Fazioli.. We offer a sale or return service with a 20% commission charge and a pick-up charge depending on location. Ring us for more information 0113 244 8344
 
Brand new Steinway Pianos just in from Steinway Hall London. Come down to the showroom to give one a try
     
 
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