John Broadwood & Sons Boudoir Grand
Rosewood case serial number 8705 circa 1876
John Broadwood and Sons Pianos is an English piano manufacturing company; it was established by Burkat Shudi in 1728 and upon his death, management fell under the operation of John Broadwood, whose name he lent to the company.
It is one of the oldest and the most prominent piano companies in the world. Among some of the most famous musical personalities to use the pianos they manufacture include Mozart, Haydn, Chopin, Beethoven and Liszt.
Since the early 2000s, the brand also cleaves to the Royal Warrant as manufacturer and tuner of pianos to Her Majesty The Queen.