A pictorial composition musical snuffbox, circa 1870,
Lot 41*
A pictorial composition musical snuffbox, circa 1870,
£600 - 800
US$ 1,000 - 1,300
Lot Details
A pictorial composition musical snuffbox,
circa 1870,
Ser. No. 5872,
playing two airs, with single-section comb on plain brass bedplate under smoked horn cover, period tunesheet inside the lid, the lid top with detailed study of soldiers entitled J'suis fris d'la: J'suis poitrinaire, Au Francais invétéré le bon vin est assuré, mother-of-pearl start/stop and change/repeat buttons to front, diamond decoration to underside, no key - 3.3/4in. (9.5cm) wide, the cylinder 2.1/2in. (6.5cm)

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  • Condition: G II 2
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