Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Paillard, c. 1890
A lively and very attractive antique music box with drum, bell and castanet made by the firm of Paillard in St Croix, Switzerland in c. 1890.
The fully serviced movement features a drum, 5 engraved bells and a castanet togther with a tune indicator, and plays a selection of 12 popular tunes of the days with a very bright sound.
It comes inside an inlaid rosewood case with a motif to the lid and kingwood crossbanding.
This is a classic great quality late 19th century music box with a very joyful feel to it.