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Music box

Music box

  • Place of origin:

    Swiss (Ste. Croix, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paillard (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tulipwood, boxwood, and sycamore case

  • Credit Line:

    Purchase made possible through the gift of an anonymous benefactor.

  • Museum number:

    W.69-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mandoline Basse Piccolo Harp Zither musical box, playing six airs, in a case of burr walnut. The case is inlaid with tulipwood, boxwood, and sycamore.

Place of Origin

Swiss (Ste. Croix, made)

Date

ca. 1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Paillard (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Tulipwood, boxwood, and sycamore case

Dimensions

Length: 31.5 in base, Width: 13.5 in base, Height: 10 in

Descriptive line

Mandoline Basse Piccolo Harp Zither musical box, playing six airs, by Paillard, in a case of burr walnut. Swiss, ca. 1875.

Materials

Wood; Tulipwood; Boxwood; Sycamore

Categories

Musical instruments; Music

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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