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Blackforest Mandoline Tabatiere Musical Box

Auction:
2345
Lot:
546
Sold for:
$999$850

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

Description:

Blackforest Mandoline Tabatiere Musical Box, No. 2240, probably by Heller, playing six operatic and other airs, the handwritten tune-sheet numbered 1871 and headed Mandoline, in carved walnut case with raised panels of floral relief, punchwork lower borders and three-dimensional lid depicting chamois on rocky outcrop, wd. 6 1/4 in., cylinder 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Mandolin