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Swiss Music Box with Ten Airs Drums and Bells Finely Inlaid Marquetry circa 1880
This is a fine quality Swiss 10 Air Music box, dating to circa 1880. The mechanical mechanism is housed in a rosewood box which has various good inlays. To the top is a marquetry musical scene with inlays of boxwood, maple, fruitwood and other exotic woods. The mechanism itself is very good quality with a music cylinder, four visible bells and a drum. Having a drum is rare. It plays ten different tunes (airs) with controls for tune selection, a change and repeat lever and a stop and play lever. The playing mechanism is undamaged and in full working order. This was made in Switzerland, circa 1880.
- Of the Period
- Place of Origin
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1880
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition Detailsvery good working order.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 10 in. x W 21.5 in. x D 12.38 in.H 25.4 cm x W 54.61 cm x D 31.45 cm
- Seller LocationLincoln, GB
- Seller Reference NumberJ 110
- Reference NumberLU990313558772
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