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19th Century Upright Piano Cave À Liqueur


This rare and outstanding piano cave à liqueur provides both musical and liquid refreshment. Simply press the keyboard and one of two delightful airs from the hidden music box begins to play, causing the piano's glass panelled lid and doors to swing open, revealing a decanter and eight shot glasses painted in a gilded floral motif. The liqueur also offers ease of access, as the decanter rests on a sliding shelf and the glasses can be lifted out on a removable tray. This innovative liqueur also features the original music box label, a winding key and latches on the back for manual door operation. A guaranteed conversation piece, mechanical cave à liqueurs are indeed rare, and to find one in such excellent condition is truly exceptional. circa 1890 Measures: 8 ½" wide x 5 ¾" deep x 1 ¾" high.


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    circa 1890
  • Dimensions

    H 11.75 in. x W 8.5 in. x D 5.75 in.

    H 29.85 cm x W 21.59 cm x D 14.61 cm

  • Seller location
    New Orleans, LA
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