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 1191: Paillard, c. 1890

 


Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Paillard, c. 1890

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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.



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

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Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Paillard, c. 1890: open view

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Paillard, c. 1890: musical movement

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Paillard, c. 1890: engraved bells

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Paillard, c. 1890: tune indicator

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Paillard, c. 1890: side view of cylinder

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Paillard, c. 1890: tunesheet

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Paillard, c. 1890: inlaid rosewood case

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Paillard, c. 1890: inlay to lid of case

 


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