An unusual musical automaton miniature liquor compendium, Vienese, first quarter 20th century,
Lot 34
An unusual musical automaton miniature liquor compendium, Vienese, first quarter 20th century,
Sold for £687 (US$ 1,154) inc. premium
Lot Details
An unusual musical automaton miniature liquor compendium,
Vienese, first quarter 20th century,
with cylinder movement playing two airs on automatic change, in harmonium style stained mahogany cabinet with glazed top opening to reveal a fitted tray of eight engraved tot glasses, faux stops above three octave keyboard with twin doors below holding a pair of cut glass ewer decanters, when actuated the left door flies open, soon followed by the lid and finally the right-hand door, manual opening to rear, with key - 12in. (30.5cm) high
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