Pianos for Sale Gerhard Adams upright piano with a Modernist, Oak Case

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An art cased, Gerhard Adams upright piano with a Modernist almost Brutalist style, oak case. The Brutalist style is seen in the aggressive, arrogant lines and modular planes constucting the piano cabinet. There is a simplification of form and absence of decoration.
Brutalist architecture is a style of architecture that became popular between the 1950's and mid-1970's. It emerged from the modernist architectural movement.
The English architects Alison and Peter Smithson coined the term in 1953, from the French béton brut, (beton for concrete, brut for rough, unrefined, raw), a phrase used by Le Corbusier to describe the exposed concrete walls with which he constructed many of his post-World War II buildings. Brutalist construction portrayed strength, functionality, and was cheap and became popular with with governmental and institutional buildings across the globe.
Gerhard Adam began making pianos in 1828 and was based in Wesel, Germany.

Reference Number: 1982
Make: Gerhard Adams
Serial Number: 24657
Age: 1926
Wood: Oak
Finish: Polished
Size [cm]: height: 130 width: 144 depth: 65
Description: Piano to be restored. Price includes restoration.

Price: £12,000GBP at current exchange rates. Please check current exchange rates as price quoted in dollars may vary daily.

This piano is currently in the UK and for sale via Besbrode Pianos Leeds.

Besbrode Pianos is a specialist art cased piano dealer and wholesaler based in Leeds, UK

Price: $17,750 USD
Ad #: 21567
Manufacturer: Other Makers
Model: Gerhard Adam
Serial #: 24657
Year: 1926
Height: 51"
Finish: Satin
Color/Wood: Oak
City/State: Leeds, Other
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Posted: 11/14/2023
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