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Cithare Harmonique Musical Box

Auction:
2314
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Cithare Harmonique Musical Box, No. 13565, playing eight popular and operatic airs, with engine-turned zither attachment and gilt lyre-form pressure-plate, in ebony and elm veneered case with tune-sheet, ormolu carrying handles and lid with central cartouche of kingwood, brass and mother-of-pearl, wd. 22 1/2 in., cylinder 13 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Gold, Lyre, Metalworking, Ormolu, Porcelain, Zither