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Mermod Freres Sublime Harmony Cylinder Musical Box

Auction:
3003M
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3003M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 28, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Mermod Freres Sublime Harmony Cylinder Musical Box, no. 46479, playing ten airs with tune sheet on underside of lid, iron bedplate, nickel-plated 14-in. cylinder, shield-form tune indicator and Jacot's Safety Check, dual combs, crank wind, and start/stop lever, housed in a rosewood veneered marquetry and crossbanded case, lg. 27 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Crank, Decorative arts, Marquetry, Mechanical engineering, Music box, Woodworking