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Gothic Regina 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box

Auction:
2345
Lot:
518
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

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

Description:

Gothic Regina 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, Style 9, No. 56756, with duplex combs on long bedplate, top-wind motor, celluloid operating plaque, and pressed mahogany French Gothic case with traces of the original gilt finish, the front with central roundel of a lyre-player flanked by putti with trumpets, the sides with corresponding roundels containing (flaking) transfer-decorated and painted designs of musical trophies amidst sprays of flowers, wd. 21 in., (two teeth off one comb, "carving" lifting on lid, lacking lock plates), with one disc.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

lyre-player , Musical box, Poetic form