A fine Polyphon 15.1/2-inch disc musical box, Style 45, circa 1895,
Lot 168
A fine Polyphon 15.1/2-inch disc musical box, Style 45, circa 1895,
Sold for £2,640 (US$ 4,437) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine Polyphon 15.1/2-inch disc musical box,
Style 45, circa 1895,
Ser. No. 28837,
with 'Sublime-Harmonie' combs on plain reeded cast gilt bedplate, walnut soundboards, inlaid Polyphon in brass inside the lid below framed and glazed Putti in the garden lithograph, in imposing figured two-tone walnut case, the lid with framed and raised centre bearing decorative stained fruitwood inlay of flowers, fielded and diamond appliqué framing to sides, three-quarter turned column corners and quarter-turned bobbin freize plinth moulding, above shaped aprons, crank-wind and start/stop pull to right, lid key, with 34 discs - 21.1/2in. (55cm) wide

Footnotes

  • Offered in original and excellent unrestored condition, the tone of this sought-after style by Polyphon is noted as excellent.
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