London Harp Studio : harps for sale

Please contact Michael Parfett to arrange a visit to our studio or for further information on the harps listed. NB our instruments are stored in a range of locations, so we may need a little time to arrange a viewing / playing


HARPS FOR SALE - AVAILABLE NOW FOLLOWING RESTORATION
Maker
Alexander Meek Barry of London

Number / Date

c. 1810-15
Description

Single action Harp harp by Alexander Meek Barry of London

Gilded with black lacquerwork.
All parts original with fully reconditioned mechanism

43 Notes
EE-e4
HZ 415

Price undergoing full restoration and service, available for viewing.
OTHER ITEMS
 
Fibre Optic Harp,
designed by Craig jones


Light can be set to change colour when a pedal is pressed.

Craig Jones says "The concept was to combine a traditional object with new technology and create a product which redefined its component parts and questioned their use within a contemporary setting." Find out more at www.craigjonesdesign.com



 
 
Price £5000
 
Victorian walnut Music Chair C. 1890

Height adjustable by revolving seat

Victorian Music Chair
 
 
Price £900
EXAMPLES OF HARPS RESTORED BY MICHAEL PARFETT (SOLD)
Maker
Sebastian Erard
ERARD 2504
Number / Date No. 2504
Description Grecian harp made in 1815

Gilded with black lacquerwork


43 strings
e4-EE pitch A440hz
SOLD  
Maker
Sebastien Renault
Paris
Renault Harp
 

 

 

Description Scroll-top harpCrochet action,
Sycamore body and gilded carved ornament. Fully restored to playing condition
890mm x 1630mm


38 Strings FF - a3
pitch A415Hz at equal temperament
Authentic tension



SOLD  
Maker
Naderman
Number / Date No. 26 / 1789
Description Scroll-top harp,
crochet mechanism, original soundboard. Completely restored,
structurally and mechanically.
Original decoration and varnish conserved.



Wonderful playing instrument
available now


37 Strings FF - g3 to play at A430 (due to client request) originally GG - a3 at A415
SOLD  
Maker
Erard
Number / Date No. 483 / c1800
Description Early Erard single action harp, blond fiddle-backed sycamore soundbox, gilded composition molding, original soundboard, vibrato doors, fully reconditioned mechanism.

41 Strings FF - d4
tuned to A415
SOLD  



Please contact Michael Parfett to arrange a visit to our studio or for further information on the instruments listed. NB our instruments are stored in a range of locations, so we may need a little time to arrange a viewing / playing.

We welcome enquiries about instruments which are undergoing restoration and can taylor the harps for your specific requirements where appropriate (eg. string tunings).