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Square piano with Aeolian attachment

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Before early 1960s, sold by source unidentified to John Savery, South Carver, Massachusetts, or to William Savery, South Carver, Massachusetts; by descent to his daughter, Ethel Savery, South Carver, Massachusetts; by the early 1960s, gift of Ethel Savery to Mrs. Ernest Wakefield Shaw, South Carver, Massachusetts; 1980, gift of Shaw to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 18, 1980)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ernest Wakefield Shaw


Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Length 185.2 cm, width 72.9 cm, case height 33.3 cm, height with legs 95.8 cm (Length 72 15/16 in., width 28 11/16 in., case height 13 1/8 in., height with legs 37 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Chordophones