'Flemish' Harpsichord                   '1638 Ruckers'

The seller writes:

Single manual Flemish harpsichord dated 1993 after the 1638 double manual Ruckers in the Russell Collection. 

Made by Roger Palmer in Dorset. Compass of 4 octaves & 7 notes (GG/BB - d3) with 2×8′, 1×4′ & buff stop and is transposing.

Poplar case painted and decorated with printed papers (lid with paintings on paper of flowers, birds and insects)

Sits on a turned stand with matching music stool. 

Keyboard has bone naturals and ebony sharps. Wooden jacks with delrin plectra. 

The instrument has been fully refurbished, restrung in Rose 'A' iron and brass, voiced and regulated by The Music Room Workshop (Chiddingfold, Surrey).

Dimensions: 2145 × 850mm. Tuned to: a¹=415/440.

Selling due to downsizing.

Price: £5,000 ono

Location: London W11, UK
Please contact the owner: Tim Coorey timcoorey@gmail.com


Print | Sitemap
© David Hackett