A good hidden-bells and drum musical box, by Bremond, circa 1860,
Lot 54
A hidden bells-and-drum musical box, by Bremond, circa 1860,
Sold for £900 (US$ 1,528) inc. premium
Lot Details
Cylinder Musical Boxes
A hidden bells-and-drum musical box, by Bremond,
circa 1860,
No. 6562, playing six airs (Gamme No. 650), with single-spring lever-wind motor, single-section comb flanking the drum comb to the left for eight hammers and the three bell comb to the right for six hammers (in pairs) to turned steel buffet-style bells below reeded cast gilt bedplate, drum lever-select, in red stained interior with three-quarter glass dustlid before pierced sound-fret board, in grained case with rosewood veneered lid with central geometric instrument ensemble in palmwood, boxwood and fruitwood, quartet-stringing to edge, repeated to the front with central floral-swag spray - 18.7/8in. (48cm) wide, the cylinder 10.3/4in. (27.2cm)

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  • Condition: G-F II 2-1
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