An 11.7/8-inch Symphonion disc musical box, the 'Classical Rococo', style 25D,
Lot 60
An 11.7/8-inch Symphonion disc musical box, the 'Classical Rococo', style 25D,
Sold for £1,080 (US$ 1,692) inc. premium

Lot Details
An 11.7/8-inch Symphonion disc musical box,
the 'Classical Rococo', style 25D,
No. 197696, with Sublime-Harmony combs, brass comb bars, oak soundboards, oval colour lithograph study of an 18th Century couple picking flowers with basket, inset by green velvet, in heavily carved oak case in the classical taste, with the lid bearing twin maidens dancing with tambourines, central lyre with wreath and trumpet crest, further panels to sides, overlapping acanthus-leaf moulded edge, start/stop pull to left, with twenty discs - 20.1/2in. (52cm) wide

Footnotes

  • Condition: C2 M2 D3

    Unlike the commonly-known true Rococo style 25C, this oak example with straight sides and flat top is the more masculine version of the two.
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