A musical box playing eight airs, by Nicole Freres,
Ser. No. 43698,
Gam. No. 2184,
with single-spring motor, stamped single-section comb on plain brass bedplate in ebonised interior, under dustlid, period tunesheet to lid interior, in grained case with the rosewood veneered lid bearing diamond-form inlaid geometric matrix in ebony, palmwood, bone and birch, triple boxwood stringing for the border, 21 1/2in. (55cm.) wide, the cylinder 13 1/8in. (33.5cm.).