c1809 Muzio Clementi square piano

c1809 ClementiThe composer Muzio Clementi, together with other business partners, took over the bankrupt firm of Longman & Broderip in 1798. The firm continued to produce pianos of excellent tonal character. This example has sweet pea and leaf painted decoration on the nameboard that reads: “New Patent, Muzio Clementi & Co., Cheapside, London”.