A musical box playing four airs, by Samuel Troll, circa 1868,
Lot 45
A musical box playing four airs, by Samuel Troll, circa 1868,
Sold for £720 (US$ 1,210) inc. premium
Lot Details
A musical box playing four airs, by Samuel Troll,
circa 1868,
Ser. No. 1109,
Gam. No. unknown,
with single-spring motor, unmarked single-section comb with hooked teeth on reeded cast gilt bedplate, in ebonised interior with dustlid, early buff Troll tunesheet, in mahogany veneered case with the rosewood veneered lid bearing floral spray with leaves, double boxwood stringing border and moulded ebonised edge, with lid key - 17in. (43cm) wide, the 8.1/8in. (20.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Condition: X II 1 (restored sensitively)

    Samuel Troll and George Baker joined forces under a single name in 1874. S. Troll started independently in 1868 with a prefix number of 1000, making this box his 109th creation.
    A MBSGB register number appears underneath.
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