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Criterion 20 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box

Auction:
2314
Lot:
481
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Criterion 20 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, No. 3349, with duplex combs and celluloid operating plaque, in mahogany case with canted corners, stepped lid, and egg-and-dart borders, the front with carved panel of shell and acanthus scrolls, on matching paneled base with carved double doors, vertical disc storage and barley-twist corners, wd. 31 x ht. 42 in., and transfer-decorated discs.

Note: Criterion No. 8216, in a similar case, was sold at Skinner in Mechanical Music, Science & Technology, 3 May 2005, lot 96.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Mechanical Music, Acanthus