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The famous pianist who’s career spanned over 4 decades owned this rare piano in his Las Vegas home on Shirley Avenue. The Pompadour piano made by Conover is complete with its original stool and original upholstery and has a cream and gilt finish to its ornate casing, just that Liberace taste!
It was recently restored by Forsyths of Deansgate Manchester UK. The piano is also accompanied by documentation of authenticity from The Liberace Foundation and was featured in the Bob Thomas book about Liberace with a picture of the piano in-situ in the book. The Pompadour can be seen with Liberace in two videos on youtube;
1) In Liberace’s Home in an interview called ‘Liberace Lifestyle’ (03:37) :
2.) In the ‘Liberace antique shop’ that he opened in the 1970’s to show off his possessions (01:18) :
With the recent HBO movie about Liberace and his life his rare Piano has already had our phone ringing hot! from around the world.
The auction opens Thursday September 12th at 12:00 noon
Estimated guide price:
£10,000 – £15,000