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4018 HCH

English Bentside by Jacob Kirckman, 1750

$35,000.00

#4018 HCH  ~ SOLD ~
Antique English Bentside spinet by Jacob Kirckman, London, 1750.  Single set of 8' strings. Complete restoration by Dale Munschy 2018,  with care to preserve originality.  Original stand in the style of William and Mary. Original keyboard and action with jacks quilled in Canadian goose. Correct Graham Walker wool action cloth.  Instrument has been restrung in an historically accurate scale with Malcolm Rose English brass and iron. Range FF, GG - f''' pitched at A415.  78" across the spine.  The instrument is in excellent playing condition and hold its tune quite well. Our understanding is that the instrument has been in the same family in America since 1800. Truly a rare opportunity to own a fine example from the renowned Kirckman workshop. $35,000.