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Mandolin Expressive Musical Box by Paillard

Auction:
2345
Lot:
478
Sold for:
$1,645$1,400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Mandolin Expressive Musical Box by Paillard, No. 42397, playing eight popular airs, Gamme No. 4125, with mandolin teeth in groups of up to five, tune-sheet (Bulleid No. 90) and grained case with ormolu lyre-and-mask carrying handles and rosewood lid with inlaid musical motif, wd. 20 1/2 in., cylinder 11 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Lyre, Mandolin, Musical box, Ormolu, String instruments