Ruckers Double Harpsichord for Scotch College, Melbourne 105K jpeg

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The Ruckers Double Harpsichord

2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
Stop registers worked by brass levers through nameboard
Two 56+1-note reverse keyboards GG–d''' A392/A415/A440
Tapered pearwood jacks with holly tongues,
  boar bristle springs & natural Delrin plectra
Strung in Malcom Rose red & yellow brass, and P-wire
Gilded rose
Soundboard painting by Diana Ford using Australian motifs
  in style of early I Ruckers
Flemish printed papers to keywell (Johannes)
  & case rim (Pellegrino)
Latin mottos on papered lid interior
Handpainted Soldier Blue exterior, bright mouldings
Seven leg table stand in French oak
Matching stool with buttoned leather seat
Oak music desk & lid sticks


Commission for Scotch College, Melbourne

Scotch College Melbourne logo 15K jpeg

Ruckers Double 2014 postcard thumbnail 8K jpeg
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