1272 : PVF, c. 1875
Antique 6 Bell Music Box by PVF, c. 1875
A nice quality 8 air antique cylinder music box made by PVF of Saint Croix, Switzerland in c. 1875.
The musical movement has been recently serviced and features a rack of 6 engraved bells surmounted by finials and struck by an attractive collection of bird strikers.
It plays a selection of 8 operatic airs as detailed on the original tunesheet mounted to the interior of the lid.
It is housed within a beautiful inlaid case with elaborate floral inlays to both the lid and front as well as kingwood crossbanding and tulipwood stringing.
It also boasts gilt side carrying handles.
Width: 23” / 58cm
Height: 10” / 25cm
Depth: 12” / 30cm