A fine key-wind two-per-turn musical box, by Nicole Freres, circa 1850,
Lot 145
A fine key-wind two-per-turn musical box, by Nicole Freres, circa 1850,
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,788) inc. premium
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A fine key-wind two-per-turn musical box, by Nicole Freres, circa 1850,
Lot Details
Cylinder and Disc Musical Boxes
A fine key-wind two-per-turn musical box, by Nicole Freres,
circa 1850,
Ser. No. 28580,
Gam. No. 1212,
playing twelve airs including marches, dances and operatic airs, with single-spring motor, stamped single-section comb on plain polished brass bedplate, in red stained interior, period tunesheet behind protective screen, in part grained case with end-flap, the rosewood veneered lid bearing geometric matrix framed by scroll spandrel inlays, triple boxwood stringing, with period keys - 20.1/2in. (52cm) wide, the cylinder 12.1/4in. (31cm)
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