A pictorial composition musical snuffbox,  circa 1860,
Lot 36*
A pictorial composition musical snuffbox, circa 1860,
£300 - 400
US$ 500 - 670
Lot Details
A pictorial composition musical snuffbox,
circa 1860,
Ser. No. unknown,
playing four airs, with single-section comb on plain brass bedplate, lid interior with protected period tunesheet, the lid with pressed view of Das Opernhaus in Berlin, wave-line ground border repeated to underside, start/stop to front centre, change/repeat to right-hand side, with a key, (cracks to base, movement cover missing) - 4.1/4in. (10.5cm) wide, the cylinder 3in. (7.5cm)

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  • Condition: F II 2
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