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Polyphon 19 5/8-inch Table Disc Musical Box

Auction:
2345
Lot:
522
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

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

Description:

Polyphon 19 5/8-inch Table Disc Musical Box, No. 11619, with four opposite combs, in walnut case with colored interior lid print in gilt border, incised Art-Nouveau influence front, and quarter-veneered lid with marquetry inlay depicting a spray of flowers, wd. 24 1/2 in., (lacking lid stay), with approx. fifteen original discs.
Estimate $2,500-3,000

Keywords

Inlay, Marquetry, Musical box