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Organocleide Musical Box by Bremond

Auction:
2314
Lot:
443
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

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

Description:

Organocleide Musical Box by Bremond, No. 6416, playing The Last Rose of Summer and five airs from La Traviata, La Favorite and Il Trovatore, with two-piece comb (mandoline teeth in groups of up to six across three-quarters of the length), flat-topped winding lever and tune-sheet, in rosewood veneered case with red interior, two-piece inner lid with glazed hand-tinted view of Geneva flanked by floriate-pierced grilles, front and lid with inlaid brass, kingwood and mother-of-pearl cartouches in borders of ebony and alternating brass and mother-of-pearl florets, wd. 28 in., cylinder 17 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Kingwood, Rosewood