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unmarked, late 19th century, four interchangeable brass cylinders; ratchet-wound movement with Change/Repeat and Play/Stop levers; exterior surfaces of burled veneers with ebonized trim, the book-matched lid featuring a central medallion consisting of intricate marquetry with mother-of-pearl highlights, the underside of the lid with bright maple veneer, the case with two brass acanthus-form handles; the stand with turned legs and a drawer for storing the cylinders.
Box 10 x 35.25 x 15.25 in.; Stand 30 x 47.25 x 25 in.
Estate of the Late Dr. Robert Hogan Gaskins Jr., of Greenville and Jacksonville, NC
Additional high-resolution photos are available at LelandLittle.com


Presently in working order, however two teeth on the comb are lacking tips; normal wear consisting of some dings and scuffs to the exterior; chips to the legs and roughness along underside edges. Overall visually pleasing.

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Swiss Single Comb Cylinder Music Box on Conforming

Estimate $1,000 - $3,000Jun 16, 2018
Hillsborough, NC, USA