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Lecoultre Mandoline Musical Box in Carved Black Forest Walnut Case With Timepiece

Auction:
2170
Lot:
72
Sold for:
$11,750$10,000

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Auction:
Sale #2170 - 2170
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Lecoultre Mandoline Musical Box in Carved Black Forest Walnut Case With Timepiece, circa 1865, No. 36571, with 17-inch cylinder playing Rauz des Vaches and airs by Verdi, Bellini, Donizetti and Rossini (Gamme No. 9059), diamond-shaped tune card and two-train clock movement activating hourly (lacking linkage), the breakfronted lid carved fully with a hunting scene with two hounds and stag (lacking antlers), above conforming case, the front carved in mid-relief with game birds and leafy branches, flanking clock-face, on leaf carved scroll feet, ht. 20, wd. 31 1/2, dp. 12 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Clockmakers, Gaetano Donizetti, Jaeger-LeCoultre