An early composition musical box, most probably by Henri Capt., circa 1820,
Lot 43Y
An early composition musical box, most probably by Henri Capt., circa 1820,
£500 - 800
US$ 840 - 1,300
Lot Details
An early composition musical box, most probably by Henri Capt.,
circa 1820,
Ser. No. 62,
playing two airs, with the bass-left 10-part sectional comb with teeth in groups of seven, on brass bedplate, under smoked horn cover in dark finished case, the lid with impressed scene of a busy dockyard with numerous sailing boats and figures within oval frame, underside with distorted wave-line ground, mother of pearl start/stop and change/repeat buttons to front, with a key - 3.3/4in. (9.5cm) wide, the cylinder 2.9/16in. (6.5cm)

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  • Condition: F II 2
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