A two-per-turn musical box, by Nicole Freres circa 1885 - one of the latest Nicole serial numbers known,
Lot 58
A two-per-turn musical box, by Nicole Freres circa 1885,
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,600 - 2,300

Lot Details
A two-per-turn musical box, by Nicole Freres
circa 1885,
Ser. No. 50351,
Gam. No. 2727,
with double-spring motor, stamped single-section comb, stamped endstone plate, on reeded cast gilt bedplate in ebonised interior under dustlid, in rosewood veneered case, the slight-domed lid with diamond coramandel, brass, mother-of-pearl and kingwood cartouche, petit kingwood crossbanded border repeated to front and sides - 27.1/2in. (70cm) wide, the cylinder 12.1/8in. (30.5cm), the diameter 3in. (7.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Condition: G III 3(t) (slightly out of register)
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