1065 : Dawkins, c. 1890

Antique Sublime Harmony Cylinder Music Box by Dawkins, Geneva, c. 1890


This is an exceptional sounding two-comb sublime harmony music box made by Thomas Dawkins & Co of Geneva, Switzerland in c. 1890. The movement bears the Dawkins sphinx stamp on the governor, and plays 6 airs. 

It has been fully overhauled and has a remarkable depth and richness to its sound. This is housed in a very fine quality inlaid rosewood case with kingwood banding to the interior lid and gilt carrying handles. 

Rather beautiful, and rather special. 

Width: 22” / 56 cm
Height: 8” / 20cm
Depth: 11” / 28 cm
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