Navigation

1884 Steinway Model D Art Case Concert Grand Piano | Rosewood – Restored

Return to Previous Page
Description

Description

Restored 1884 Steinway & Sons Model D Concert Grand Piano | Brazilian Rosewood

Steinway & Sons Model D Concert Grand Pianos are the standard by which all other concert pianos are judged. This very rare and gorgeous Brazilian Rosewood Steinway & Sons Model D #52626 was built in 1884 at the New York Steinway Factory. This historic Steinway was one of the first 88 note ‘modern’ pianos ever built by the famed company. A culmination of Steinway’s piano design, the Model D continues to be the preferred choice of concert pianists around the world. This piano features a rare, figured Brazilian Rosewood cabinet that is sure to make it a centerpiece in any room it is placed in. Brazilian Rosewood is highly coveted today due to its beauty and extreme rarity. During the golden era of piano manufacturing, artisans had access to the very best supplies of this rich wood. The piano features detailed woodwork and carvings across the rosewood cabinet and the Flower Pot legs. The original ivory keytops have been retained and restored. A simply stunning instrument, this vintage Victorian Era concert grand piano has been completely restored and is a concert-ready instrument.

A Piece of History | Victorian Art Case Piano

Ordered by former Steinway & Sons dealer Lyon Potter & Company in Chicago, Illinois, this nine-foot Grand Piano was purchased as a gift to the then new, DuPage County Library.

Construction and fundraising issues delayed the delivery of the piano until 1891. In modern times the library building was converted into a museum. This is where the piano was found and rescued for restoration. An identical model of this piano was used at the grand opening of Carnegie Hall in New York in 1891. Famed pianist Ignace Paderewski performed the opening night concert. This famous piano is currently on display at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.

Our expert piano technicians have fully rebuilt, regulated and voiced this instrument’s action to ensure a responsive touch and a full, Steinway quality of tone. The piano has a warm voice that is more than capable of reaching into the far corners of great concert halls. The beautiful art case cabinet has been expertly refinished in a closed pore, hand rubbed semi-satin lacquer. Combining visual and acoustical perfection, this piano is one of the finest Restored Art Case Steinways we have available today. Our vintage Art Case pianos are rebuilt and restored with their performance as musical instruments foremost in mind. The sense of history, methodical craftsmanship and beauty of each Art Case Steinway is simply unmatched. Steinway and other historic piano makers labored to make each Art Case piano a signature piece,  worthy of their family name. Every wood veneer has its own special quality, every piano its own unique visual and acoustic voice. [See below for a short video/audio demonstration.]

 

Restoration Includes:

  • New solid spruce soundboard and bridge caps
  • New custom fitted pinblock
  • New music wire & tuning pins
  • Highest quality custom crafted bass strings
  • New damper felts
  • New key bushings
  • Restored original ivory key tops in perfect condition
  • New Steinway wippens
  • New Steinway hammers, shanks and flanges
  • Semi-Satin hand rubbed lacquer finish on Brazilian Rosewood
  • Re-bronzed and hand lettered cast iron plate
  • Concert action regulation
  • Concert level tone regulation/voicing
  • Action weighed off
  • Restored original bench
  • [Contact us for more information]

Historic Level of Craftsmanship | Concert Level PerfectionSteinway Model D Figured Rosewood Music Desk - Art Case Rosewood

Grand pianos that were built during the ‘golden age’ of piano manufacturing are lasting testaments to the high level of craftsmanship and continuing innovation that was common at the Steinway Factories. The Steinway Model D quickly became the concert instrument by which all other grand pianos are judged. These high-level musical instruments are some of the finest to ever be manufactured. You must play and see this valuable instrument close up to appreciate the true craftsmanship that went into the restoration. We have over forty years of experience rebuilding and restoring premium quality Steinway & Sons instruments. This golden age piano is truly a testament to the high-quality craftsmanship that was standard at the Steinway factory during this time. Our Goshen, Indiana Piano Showroom features the largest selection of restored Steinway pianos in the Midwest. Call or email us for a private selection appointment to see and play this piano for yourself.

Contact us today for more information about our services or to set up a private selection appointment.

A new Indian [not Brazilian] Rosewood Steinway Model D retails for over $212,000.00!

Chupp’s Piano Service | Specializing In Restored Steinway Pianos | Art Case Grand Restoration | Expert Piano Service Since 1975

ShareTweet about this on TwitterShare on Facebook0Pin on Pinterest0Share on Google+1Email this to someoneShare on LinkedIn0
More Info

Additional information

Finish

Color

Year Manufactured

Piano Type

Model

Reviews (0)

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “1884 Steinway Model D Art Case Concert Grand Piano | Rosewood – Restored”

Contact Us About This Piano
Contact us about this piano by using the form below or calling 1-574-831-5820. [Toll Free: 888-831-5820.]

Product Inquiry

Our History

Over Four Decades of Expert Piano Service

Founded in 1975 by Master Piano Technician Dennis Chupp, Chupp's Piano Service, Inc. has been serving the piano needs of the music community around the world for over forty years. Specializing in premium restored Steinway & Sons, new Kawai and pre-owned Yamaha pianos, Chupp's Piano Service is a full-service piano business. 

  • Over 2,000 Vintage Steinway pianos sold.
  • Multiple pianos provided to concert venues and universities.
  • Wide selection of premium restored Steinway grand pianos.
  • Piano moving, concert level regulating, piano tuning and more.

The Chupp's Pianos Difference

A family owned and operated business, Chupp’s Piano Service has the experience and dedication needed to ensure the highest caliber of work. Whether you need your piano tuned, fully rebuilt, or are in the market for your dream instrument, look no further than Chupp’s Pianos. Our premium Steinway Piano Restorations show our commitment to craftsmanship and utilize the best techniques. We are ready to serve your piano needs!

For more information contact us today. We are happy to assist!


Contact Us

Related Products

Sale! Quick View

Sold: 1911 Steinway Hamburg Model D Grand Piano – Rosewood

Hamburg Steinway Grand Pianos are beloved for their distinctive tone and incredibly high quality of workmanship. Built in 1911, this Model D Concert Grand was built at Steinway's Hamburg factory and is a perfect example of historic 'golden era' Steinway quality. Fully restored, this piano features a new solid spruce soundboard, fully rebuilt action, original ivory keytops and much more. This piano’s art case cabinet is in a figured Brazilian Rosewood veneer that is sure to make it a visual and musical centerpiece in any room it is placed in. This piano was sold to a private client in Japan.
$155,000.00 $135,000.00
Sale! Wide Shot Quick View

Sold: 1914 Steinway Hamburg Model D Grand Piano | Rosewood

This fully rebuilt Hamburg Steinway & Sons Model D Concert Grand Piano was originally manufactured in 1914. Featuring a stunning and rare Brazilian Rosewood veneer, this concert level instrument is an excellent example of golden age Steinway & Sons factory quality. This instrument was fully rebuilt and restored by Chupp's Piano Service and was sold to a private client.  
$155,000.00 $139,900.00
Sale! Steinway & Sons Model B #180473 Art Case Louis XV Grand Piano | Circassian Walnut Cabinet - Restored Piano Quick View

SOLD: 1917 Steinway Model B Grand Piano | Louis XV – Circassian Walnut – Restored

This Steinway & Sons Model B Grand Piano is in a Louis XV Rococo case style. The art case cabinet is in a gorgeous Circassian walnut with a stunning grain detail. Built during the golden era of Steinway Factory quality, this rare 6'11" instrument has undergone an extensive restoration process. Featuring a stunning art case cabinet, the original Steinway Factory soundboard, reconditioned pinblock and a fully rebuilt action utilizing Genuine Steinway Hammers. The piano's action has been fully regulated and concert level tone regulation has been performed. This piano truly is a work of art both visually and as a world class musical instrument. This piano has been sold to a private client in Dubai, UAE.
$125,000.00 $95,000.00
Sale! Steinway Model A3 Grand Piano | Quarter Sawn Oak - Fully Restored Crown Jewel Grand Piano Quick View

1918 Steinway Model A3 Grand Piano | Quartersawn Oak – Fully Restored

Steinway Model A3 Grand Pianos have long been considered to feature one of the finest scale designs ever crafted by the Steinway & Sons company. Steinway Model A3 #188826 was built in 1917, during the height of the golden era of the piano industry. This 6' 4 1/2" 'Stretch A' features a very rare and unique Quarter Sawn Oak cabinet. This instrument has been fully rebuilt to top concert standards with a new solid spruce soundboard, custom fitted pinblock, German Renner action parts and much more. It is a simply stunning instrument and it is ready to play in our facility today. Steinway Model A3 #188826 is one of three exceptionally rare instruments featuring Quartersawn Oak that we have or are in the process of having fully rebuilt. Have questions? Get in contact with us today! [Sample video and audio coming soon!]
$68,900.00 $52,900.00
Steinway & Sons Model L 'Living Room' Grand Piano #226709 - Satin Ebony - For Sale by Chupp's Pianos Quick View

SOLD: 1924 Steinway Model L Grand Piano | Satin Ebony – Refurbished

Steinway & Sons Model L Grand Piano #226709 features a semi-satin ebony finish. This 5' 10 1/2" Model L was built in 1924 at the New York Steinway Factory. This 'golden era' instrument is in very good, mostly original condition. It features the original Steinway soundboard, genuine Steinway action parts and much more. Our technicians have regulated and adjusted the action for a good playing experience. This Steinway Model L has been sold to a private client.
$9,650.00
Sale! Mason & Hamlin BB Grand Piano | Ebony - Semi Concert Grand Quick View

SOLD: 1970 Mason & Hamlin Model BB Grand Piano | Ebony – Good Condition

Mason & Hamlin Model BB Grand Piano #74297 was built in 1970. Measuring just under seven feet in length this semi-concert grand piano is in very good original condition. Larger than the comparable Steinway Model B, this grand piano is a lasting example of American piano quality. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Bench. Contact us today for more about this instrument. This piano was sold to a musician in Fort Wayne, IN.
$17,500.00 $15,900.00
Quick View

1924 Steinway Model M Grand Piano | Ebony – Restored

Steinway & Sons Model M #227953 was built at the New York Steinway Factory in 1924. Measuring 5'7" in length this 'baby grand' is a living example of historic Steinway quality. Featuring an expertly refinished cabinet, restored original ivory keytops, a fully rebuilt action and a new solid spruce soundboard, this instrument is a wonderful testament of golden era Steinway craftsmanship. This piano is currently undergoing the final stages of the rebuilding process and is sure to be one of the finest Model M Grands we have offered for sale in years. Pictured with an optional Jansen Artist Bench. Contact us today for more about this instrument.
$29,600.00
Mason & Hamlin Model AA #41019 - Restored Grand Piano for Sale Quick View

1931 Mason & Hamlin Model AA Grand Piano | Ebony – Fully Restored

Mason & Hamlin Model AA #41019 was built in 1931 at the company’s factory in Boston. Measuring 6’2″ in length, this instrument is a living example of ‘golden age’ piano craftsmanship. Featuring an expertly refinished ebony cabinet, a fully rebuilt action, and the original factory soundboard, this instrument features a full, powerful tone and a responsive touch. This piano is one of several concert level Mason & Hamlin Grands we have available today and has been fully restored. Pictured with an optional Jansen Leather Artist Bench.
$29,600.00
Sale! 2000 Yamaha C1 Grand Piano - High Polished Ebony Quick View

2000 Yamaha C-1 Grand Piano | Polished Ebony – Like New

In excellent, 'like new' condition, this Yamaha C-1 Grand Piano is a fine example of the high quality that has made 'Yamaha' synonymous with premier instruments. Measuring 5'3" in length, this C-Series instrument was very well taken care of in a home environment. Our expert piano techs have gone through the action and polished the cabinet to ensure fine performance and a beautiful look. This high level Yamaha could easily be mistaken for a brand new piano! Includes free local ground floor delivery and the matching, spade leg duet bench.
$18,900.00 $15,900.00
Steinway Model A-3 Grand Piano #186423 - Flame Mahogany - Ready to Restore Quick View

1917 Steinway Model A-3 Grand Piano | Flame Mahogany – Undergoing Restoration

Built in 1917 at the New York Steinway & Sons Factory, Model A-3 #186423 measures 6'4 1/2" in length. Representing the finest in 'golden era' piano craftsmanship, this 'stretch A' grand piano is in very good condition. The square arm cabinet is covered in a highly figured African Flame Mahogany with a consistent grain pattern throughout. This piano is currently undergoing a full rebuilding process. Restoration will include a new solid spruce soundboard, new custom fitted pinblock, a fully rebuilt action, a closed pore refinished cabinet and much more. Contact us today for more information on this or any other piano we have in our facility
$48,900.00

FOLLOW US:        

- Call Us: 1-574-831-5820 -

Email Us -

Back to top
0
Connecting
Please wait...
Send a message

Sorry, we aren't online at the moment. Leave a message.

Your name
* Email
* Describe your issue
Login now

Need more help? Save time by starting your support request online.

Your name
* Email
* Describe your issue
We're online!
Feedback

Help us help you better! Feel free to leave us any additional feedback.

How do you rate our support?