A hooked-tooth overture tortoiseshell musical snuffbox, by M. Bordier, circa 1845,
Lot 55*Y
A hooked-tooth overture tortoiseshell musical snuffbox, by M. Bordier, circa 1845,
Sold for £2,125 (US$ 3,571) inc. premium
Lot Details
A hooked-tooth overture tortoiseshell musical snuffbox, by M. Bordier,
circa 1845,
Ser. No. 772,
playing one work in two revolutions, with stamped single-section comb on plain brass bedplate under horn cover (part missing), in well-figured tortoiseshell case, the lid bearing shaped brass plaque inscribed JABF, automatic change inside, mother-of-pearl start/stop button to front centre, with a key - 3.7/8in. (9.5cm) wide, the cylinder 2.5/8in. (6.5cm)

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  • Condition: F II 2
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