A cylinder music box by Barker-Troll,in thuya case with three extra cylinders, originally on a stand, only the drawer remaining.
Lot 66W
A cylinder music box by Barker-Troll,in thuya case with three extra cylinders, originally on a stand, only the drawer remaining.
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
Lot Details
An interchangeable Mandoline-Piccolo musical box, by Mojon Manger,
circa 1884,
Ser. No. 15854,
with the four cylinders playing six airs each, varied music including The Telephone Polka, operatic, dance, folk and popular airs, double-spring motor, single-section comb with three-quarter zither attachment on reeded cast bedplate, in ebonised interior under dustlid, large tunesheet in walnut veneered lid interior, in imposing thuyawood veneered case with each side bearing main panel, strung border and noir grained frame, slight-canted corners, the slight-domed lid with central mother-of-pearl, kingwood, brass and faux marble cartouche, cast carrying handles; together with a stand drawer containing the three other cylinders - 35in. (89cm) wide, the cylinders 13in. (33cm)

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  • Condition: F(OW) II 3(ir)
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