Antique 9 Bell Music Box by PVF, c. 1875
An excellent quality 9 bell antique cylinder music box made by PVF of Saint Croix, Switzerland in c. 1875.
The fully serviced musical movement features a highly attractive arrangmeent of 9 engraved bells struck by gilt bird strikers.
It plays 12 mainly operatic airs as detailed on the original tunesheet, and has an excellent sound to match the look of the music box.
It is all housed within a rosewood veneered case with marquetry inlay to the lid and front, together with tulipwood and boxwood stringing to the top, front, and sides.
All together, a magnificent example and a highly attractive music box in excellent condition.