1223 : L'Epee, c. 1890
Antique Drum, Bell and Castanet Music Box by L’Epee, c. 1890
A good quality drum and 3 bell antique music box made by L’Epee in Switzerland in c. 1890.
The musical movement plays a selection of 8 mainly popular tunes of the era with a nice, lively sound, as detailed on the original (and very attractive) tunesheet.
It sits within a fine quality inlaid rosewood case with a floral inlay motif to the lid, gilt carrying handles to the sides, and mouted on an ebonised plinth.
Width: 24” / 61 cm
Height: 10” / 25 cm
Depth: 13” / 33 cm