A musical box playing eight airs, by Bremond, circa 1886,
Lot 75
A musical box playing eight airs, by Bremond, circa 1886,
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,521) inc. premium
Lot Details
A musical box playing eight airs, by Bremond,
circa 1886,
Ser. No. 22261,
Gam. No. 469,
playing a varied selection including operatic, polka and traditional airs, with single-spring motor, single-section comb, full-length zither attachment with shield boss centre, 2/3rds-depth dustlid before ebonised strip decorated with flowering branch in stained woods, tunesheet inside the lid, in rosewood veneered case, the slight-domed lid with book-matched veneers, crossbanded in kingwood with boxwood stringing, repeated to front and sides - 22.1/2in. (57cm) wide, the cylinder 13in. (33cm)

Footnotes

  • Condition: E-G II 2

    Examined by Graham Webb on 22nd October 1999 - a quote provided by him on his Ship St. address headed paper, accompanies the box.
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