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Cylinder Musical Box

Auction:
2345
Lot:
507
Sold for:
$411$350

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

Description:

Cylinder Musical Box, No. 19972, playing four popular and two operatic airs (Il Trovatore and Martha), with engine-turned zither attachment, tune indicator and "Isle Rousseau" tune-sheet, in grained case with rosewood lid inlaid with pastoral motifs, wd. 17 1/2 in., cylinder 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Jean-Jacques Rousseau