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Orchestriola Dolcette Novelty Piano

Made by: Orchestriola Company

20th Century

North America

ca. 1915

Player pianos and other novelty instruments were especially popular in the period around the turn of the century. This giraffe-shaped, repeating action instrument was made by the Orchestriola Company in Topeka, Kansas.

5’6″ giraffe style w/cherubs on leg supports
Novel repeating action
4 octave range f-f; tuned to 4′ pitch