A Fine 2-per-turn mandoline musical box by Nicole Frese's No. 32471; on stand with turned strecher,
Lot 28
A fine two-per-turn key-wind Piano-Forte musical box by Nicole Freres,
Sold for £3,120 (US$ 5,281) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine two-per-turn key-wind Piano-Forte musical box by Nicole Freres,
No. 32471, with single-spring motor and shaped ratchet key, playing 12 mainly operatic airs, in red stained interior, dust lid, tunesheet backed on card inside the line-inlaid lid, in grained case with rosewood veneered lid with central urn and floral swags, bordered by twin line boxwood inlay and 'C' scroll stained corners, moulded edge; on a period rosewood stand with plain rectangular supports and shaped legs, joined with a turned stretcher - 21.3/4in. (54.4cm) wide, the cylinder 13.1/8in. (33.3cm), the overall height with stand 36.1/4in. (92cm) high.
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