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Nicole Freres Key-wind Cylinder Musical Box

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
479
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Nicole Freres Key-wind Cylinder Musical Box, no. 32348, playing four airs with tune sheet on underside of lid, brass bedplate marked "32348," 8-in. cylinder, single comb stamped "Nicole Freres," housed in a string-inlaid veneered case, lg. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400

clean and clear sound.


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

Nicole Freres Key-wind, Arts, Comb, Hairdressing, Industrial processes, Inlay, Music box, Visual arts, Woodworking