Work in Progress

Copyright © 2019 CBH

Blank 1K gifBack 1K gif

 
Ruckers Double soundboard painting by Diana Ford 68K jpeg 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 wooden jacks with Canada goose quill 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
Handpainted Soldier Blue exterior, papered interior
Gilded mouldings
Seven leg table stand in French oak
Matching stool with buttoned leather seat
Oak music desk & lid sticks

CAREY BEEBE • MMXIX

Private commission, Sydney NSW

 

 

Work in Progress index:


CBH Icon 1K gif Custom instruments
CBH Icon 1K gif Harpsichords Australia Home Page