Swiss cylinder music box on stand. Rectangular inlaid rosewood case with ebonized corners and edges, atop a stand of inlaid rosewood with one center drawer that stores two of the three 13" interchangable cylinders, all on tall ebonized turned legs. Interior fitted with a glass protective lid and a 13-inch cylinder music lever mechanism. Lever marked "2650 B". Cylinders marked on the ends, "31 B, 32 B, and 33 B" and each plays 8 tunes. All teeth of comb present. Music box fully functional. Box – 8 1/2" H x 31 1/2" W x 12 1/2" D. Stand – 29 1/2" H x 40 1/2" W x 21" D. Late 19th century. Private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Mechanism is functional. Box box and stand with overall general wear and losses. Some shrinkage to wood on top of stand.
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