AUCTION : 1019

Lot#: 409

DESCRIPTION: Switzerland, a good 19th century six air music box, the case with rounded corners, slightly domed top, and burl walnut veneer, inlaid with cross grained tulipwood banding with holly border, and framed with rosewood crossbanding, the base with ebonized feet and molding, the top also with an ebonized edge, and ebonized interior with light wood stringing, tune card on underside of lid, and movement protected by a glazed, hinged frame, 13", three inch diameter cylinder, and one piece steel comb
CONDITION: ebonized surfaces now painted black, significant replacements to rosewood banding, case poorly refinished, the grain painted back with losses and poor restoration, tune card with staining and significant losses, now glued to another card in an attempt to stabilize the remnants, and with black overspray, glass cracked, movement and cylinder fairly clean, box plays well, but needs damping
ESTIMATE: $600 - $900
PRICE SOLD: $550
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 9in x 25in x 12in
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