A Steinway & Sons Grand Piano
circa 1910, serial number 142174, model m
in a mahogany case with associated bench, together with two reproduction prints, one featuring Frank Zappa with the piano and the other featuring Paul Harris playing the piano.
Length overall approximately 80 inches.
Estimate $ 10,000-15,000
Very significant in that almost all of Elton John's Caribou were recorded on this piano. Particularly, many of the softer sounds of Elton John, circa 1974, including "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me," "Curtains" and the re-make of "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" featuring John Lennon. Other artists and groups who used this piano while in the studio include Joe Walsh, Supertramp, Stephen Stills, Dan Fogelberg, Rick Derringer and Madura.