SONATE AU CLAIR DE LUNE. Aka Sonate pour piano n°14 en ut dièse mineur, Op. HISTORY OF ANRI WOOD CARVINGS. Den Valley in the Dolomite region of the Southern Tyrolian Alps.
That area was then part of Austria-Hungary & was later annexed, after WWI, by Italy in 1919. In 1912 Josef Anton Riffeser founded the. Company using the first two letters of his first & last names.
(Imprisoned in a Siberian prisoner of war camp during WWI; Josef formulated a plan for a wood carving company that he created after the war; successfully creating & distributing his own designs through the alpine region). During the difficult war years of WWII, Josef's Wife, Carolinea Riffeser, ran the company creating a cottage industry of wood carvers utilizing home workers. After the war, (in 1945), Anton Riffeser took the helm & transformed the.
Company using a more industrial model, establishing quality control which enabled the company to expand into new markets. He incorporated Thorens & Reuge musical movements into many of their item. Later, under the direction of Ernst Riffeser, the company enlisted the services of well-known artists including Juan Ferrandiz, Sarah Kay & others to enhance & expand their line of products. Company is still a family owned & operated business being guided by Thomas Riffeser. Today it takes over 3 months to create an.The original designs are created by artists first in bronze, to create a durable tool. From those prototypes models are made so that each can be meticulously duplicated; using maple, lime wood, alpine pine, ash & pear tree woods. The wood will have been aged for over 3 years & then kiln dried to reduce its moisture content to less than 10%.
The first step in the carving process is to mechanically cut the wood blocks into the sizes & shapes needed to match the contours of the pieces being created. Then the piece is hand carved down to the smallest detail & inspected. The wood is then sealed and sent to the hand painting studio, where the painters carefully detail each piece with specially designed oil paints.
After drying, & being inspected again, only then is the classic. Seal applied and the piece released for sale. Please look at pictures and video for details and condition. OR - MAKE US AN OFFER WE CAN'T REFUSE. The Music Box Repair Center Unlimited offers unprecedented personalized customer service in the repair and restoration of all makes and models of mechanical music mechanisms.
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We also carry all the replacement parts for the THORENS AD30 4½ disc mechanisms & those made later by Reuge - Romance. Additionally, we stock the world's largest selection of Thorens 4½ inch Discs, with over 300 different tunes to choose from. Please let us know how we can be of any service to you, or your friends & family for music box parts or repair/restoration services. Thank you for your time and consideration of our music boxes, parts and services. The item "ANRI MUSIC BOX HAND CARVED REUGE 36 NOTE BEETHOVEN'S SONATE AU CLAIR DE LUNE" is in sale since Saturday, August 11, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\1970-Now". The seller is "musicboxrepairman" and is located in Lomita, California.
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