Grand piano by Louis Bas of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, France, Earliest French grand piano known to survive; includes an inverted wrestplank and action derived from the work of Bartolomeo Cristofori (ca. with ornately decorated soundboard.
*Beautiful under panel painting! A Very Fine French Louis XV Style Gildwood Carved "Vernis Martin" Style Baby Grand Piano Decorated with Romantic Scenes signed: P. Merlin, the works by PLEYEL . Circa: Paris, Serial No.