It has the inscription henry schwander paris piano 4888 format 4
Any help would be much aprreciated!
Since there are very few around, most people have had no opportunity to judge what they are like as instruments, but their specification was fairly ordinary for French pianos of the late 1800s. I would guess it was made in the 1880s, but these French pianinos are often difficult to date by appearance, as explained at
The majority of pianos cannot be reliably dated by serial numbers, as explained at
Anoter little puzzle is that "Henry" doesn't seem like a French spelling.
Sadly, Paris history isn't as easy to find as London history, as explained at