1191 : Paillard, c. 1890

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. 

Width: 24” / 61cm
Height: 10 ½” / 26cm
Depth: 12” / 31cm
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