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PH Bow piano

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PH Bow piano

Grand piano PH-Bow by Andreas Christensen, Danish, circa 1937.

Walnut, brass, and black lacquer. Acrylic keys.

Designed in 1937 by Poul Henningsen (1894 – 1967), named the “Bow”, 1 of 8 made by Andreas Christensen Flygler of Copenhagen.

Marked on frame with serial number 6077. Signed in pencil on the sound board by N. P. Pedersen 14-8-1937

7 ¼ octaves.

Andreas Christensen (AC) started producing pianos in 1912, the company embraced modern Danish design and worked with the best contemporary architects, such as Torben Christensen and Alfred Skjøt-Pedersen. AC pianos repeatedly collaborated with Architect and designer Poul Henningsen who designed this grand piano.

Poul Henningsen (9 September 1894 – 31 January 1967), Danish author, architect and critic, was one of the leading figures of the cultural life of Denmark between the World Wars. In Denmark, he is often referred to simply as PH.