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Cylinder musical box - Baker Troll, serial no. 14835
  • Baker Troll, serial no. 14835
    G. BAKER-TROLL & Co
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Baker Troll, serial no. 14835

  • Object:

    Cylinder musical box

  • Place of origin:

    Switzerland (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    G. BAKER-TROLL & Co (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Nickel plated, silver and mahogany

  • Credit Line:

    Purchase made possible through the gift of an anonymous benefactor.

  • Museum number:

    W.119-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ten-tune coarse comb operatic musical box, with a nickel plated comb and a lever winding mechanism. The box has feet and the lid has rounded corners. The tunes include:
Rigoletto
Freyschutz
Lucia di Lammermorr
The Yeoman of the Guard
Nanon
The Gondoliers
Dorothy
Carmen

Place of Origin

Switzerland (made)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Artist/maker

G. BAKER-TROLL & Co (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Nickel plated, silver and mahogany

Descriptive line

Cylinder musical box by Baker Troll, in a case of mahogany and rosewood, with a silver cartouche inlaid in the lid. Geneva, Swiss, ca. 1890.

Materials

Wood; Silver; Nickel

Categories

Music; Musical instruments

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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