A fine interchangeable cylinder musical box-on-stand, by B. A. Bremond, circa 1870
Lot 74W
A good interchangeable cylinder musical box-on-stand, by B. A. Bremond, circa 1870,
£4,000 - 6,000
US$ 6,700 - 10,000
Lot Details
A good interchangeable cylinder musical box-on-stand, by B. A. Bremond,
circa 1870,
Ser. No. unknown,
Gam. No. 2023,
the six cylinders playing six airs each, including operatic, dance, polka, folk and patriotic titles, large single-spring motor, single-section comb with steel washers, on reeded cast gilt bedplate, in red stained interior under dustlid, with period blue velvet beading, monochrome tunesheet inside the lid, the slight domed lid top featuring large lozenge pictorial inlay of an Egyptian Queen within noir roundel, geometric frame of Greek keys, leaf fans and scroll pediments, quadruple line inlay to edge crossbanded in kingwood, repeated to front with deep swag bar inlay, all on rosewood veneered ground, typical wide-cut canted corners, on integral cylinder storage base with 1/3rd-depth hinged top above drawer, further line inlay, on turned supports with grained faux zebrawood finish -

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  • Condition: E II 2
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