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Ruckers Double soundboard painting by Diana Ford 132K 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 pearwood jacks with holly tongues,
  boar bristle springs & Canada goose quill
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 (Litte Mask)
Handpainted Colonial Green exterior, Japan Silk interior
Gilded mouldings
Seven leg table stand in French oak with leg storage & drawer
Matching stool with buttoned leather seat
Oak music desk & lid sticks

CAREY BEEBE • MMXX

Australian National Acedmy of Music, Melbourne VIC

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Ruckers Double harpsichord stand 53K jpeg Ruckers Double harpsichord case painting 52K jpeg
Table stand with accessory drawer Painting the case

Ruckers Double harpsichord keyboards 63K jpeg
Completed keyboards

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