A two-per-turn musical box, by Nicole Freres, circa 1863,
Lot 56
A two-per-turn musical box, by Nicole Freres, circa 1863,
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 3,136) inc. premium
Lot Details
A two-per-turn musical box, by Nicole Freres,
circa 1863,
Ser. No. 39866,
Gam. No. 2093,
with single-spring motor, stamped single-section comb on plain brass bedplate in red stained interior under dustlid, brass control board, tunesheet framed by twin line inlay, in grained case with the rosewood veneered lid bearing shaped fruitwood lozenge inlaid with ribbon-tied flowers within Rococo style frame in tulipwood and red and pink enamels, quintuplet stringing - 19in. (48cm) wide, the cylinder 10in. (25.5cm), the diameter 2.3/4in. (7cm)

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  • Condition: G II 3
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