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Keys to choosing the perfect grand piano for you and your home

An undated Bosendorfer grand piano, model 225, serial no.37277, achieved $42,500 plus the buyer’s premium in January 2021. Image courtesy of Ripley Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

An undated Bosendorfer grand piano, model 225, serial no.37277, achieved $42,500 plus the buyer’s premium in January 2021. Image courtesy of Ripley Auctions and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK – The lyricist Irving Berlin once wrote a love song to his favorite musical instrument that included the lyrics, “I love a piano, I love a piano, I love to hear somebody play upon a piano …” He said the tune, dubbed I Love a Piano and debuted in the 1920 Broadway review Stop! Look! Listen!, was one of his best efforts. Berlin wasn’t singing about just any old piano, mind you, but a grand piano.

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Sterling Associates gathers estate art, fine jewelry for Apr 21 auction

L: Michel Henry, ‘Les Voiliers’ (Sailboats), oil-on-canvas, artist-signed Size: 50½ x 63½in (framed). Provenance: 1978 letter of authenticity from Wally Findlay Galleries Inc., New York. Estimate $2,000-$3,000; R: Luis R. Cuevas (Puerto Rico; later California. Acrylic on artist board painting, 9½ x 17in (sight). Provenance: Estate of the artist. Estimate $300-$500

NORWOOD, N.J. – Sterling Associates, Bergen County, New Jersey’s foremost estate specialists, will conduct this year’s edition of their popular Spring Fine Art and Antiques Auction on Wednesday, April 21, exclusively through LiveAuctioneers. The sale’s 223 lots include more than 100 artworks, a sizable selection of Chinese decorative art and accessories, and fine jewelry and luxury watches. The main consignments have come directly from estates in Englewood and Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

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