An 'Excelsior Piccolo' musical box, by MMC, circa 1885,
Lot 139
An 'Excelsior Piccolo' musical box, by MMC, circa 1885,
£300 - 400
US$ 500 - 670
Lot Details
An 'Excelsior Piccolo' musical box, by MMC,
circa 1885,
Ser. No. 27884,
Gam. No. 2302,
playing ten popular airs, with double-spring motor and single-section comb on reeded cast gilt bedplate, in ebonised interior with dustlid, colour tunesheet, in part-grained case with the slight domed lid bearing inlaid circular-form flowering wreath on rosewood veneered ground, boxwood frame inlay and thuyawood border, repeated to the front, (two teeth off, excessive oil on cylinder) - 25.1/4in. (64cm) wide, the cylinder 13in. (33cm)
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