A large table part-orchestral interchangeable musical box, by Paillard, circa 1880, retailed by Mayermarix,
Lot 74W
A large table part-orchestral interchangeable musical box, by Paillard, circa 1880, retailed by Mayermarix,
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,061) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large table part-orchestral interchangeable musical box, by Paillard,
circa 1880, retailed by Mayermarix,
Ser. No. 1107,
Gamme No. 1224,
with the four listed cylinders playing eight airs each, of a varied selection covering operas, dances, folk music and waltzes, with single-spring motor, single-section comb flanking drum, bell and castanet-select, each of the six engraved bells in rack buffet formation, on reeded cast gilt bedplate in ebonised interior under dustlid, tunesheet bearing nice circular retailer's plaque in mother-of-pearl, in full rosewood veneered case, the slight-domed lid with reserved geometric matrix in ebony and various stained woods, repeated to front, crossbanded highlights in kingwood finished in boxwood, large plinth cylinder storage base with ebonised moulded edge - 34in. (87cm) wide, the cylinders 13.1/8in. (33.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Condition: E II 4(iir)(tttr)
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