As long ago as the second millennium BC, inlaid work featuring geometric and figurative designs was produced in the Orient as facing for very special objects. The design hallmark of the Artisan is its discreet floral ornamentation worked – by hand, of course – with a variety of excellent woods such as walnut, maple, pear-wood, cherry-wood, mahogany, aruba and burr amboyna.
For as long as anyone can remember, creative minds in all walks of life have grappled with art’s great mystery and the question of what makes art art?
The Bösendorfer Artisan model could – by its very name – symbolise the quest for the great mystery of art.
If you were put one of these in your living room, you would definitely need to make some wise decisions regarding the rest of the room's decor. Another view:
(Via high end piano guy on Flickr)