This instrument is a rare combination of an upright grand combined with a barrel piano. 
The mechanism is clockwork 'powered' by a series of lead weights. It drives a second set of hammers, which strike the damped strings. The drum fitted to the instrument incorporates 10 different pieces. 

Technical data:

  • Inscription: Henderson, Little James Street Bedford Row London
  • Compass: 6 octaves (FF-f'''')
  • Keyboard: naturals in ivory, sharps in ebony
  • Pedals: 2: dampers - keyboard shift
  • Dimensions: W 127 cm / D 65 cm / H 223 cm
  • Case: rosewood with inlaid brass decoration
  • Literature: CROMBIE D. "Piano Evolution, Design and Performance", p. 52
  • Chris Maene Collection number: CM 35 359
  • Location: 2 - Museum "Chris Maene Collection" Ruiselede

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