A MUSICAL BOX PLAYING TWENTY-FOUR AIRS OF THREE 33CM CYLINDERS, BY C.L. MATTERN, AMSTERDAM, 19TH CENTURY
A MUSICAL BOX PLAYING TWENTY-FOUR AIRS OF THREE 33CM CYLINDERS, BY C.L. MATTERN, AMSTERDAM, 19TH CENTURY
A MUSICAL BOX PLAYING TWENTY-FOUR AIRS OF THREE 33CM CYLINDERS, BY C.L. MATTERN, AMSTERDAM, 19TH CENTURY
A MUSICAL BOX PLAYING TWENTY-FOUR AIRS OF THREE 33CM CYLINDERS, BY C.L. MATTERN, AMSTERDAM, 19TH CENTURY
A MUSICAL BOX PLAYING TWENTY-FOUR AIRS OF THREE 33CM CYLINDERS, BY C.L. MATTERN, AMSTERDAM, 19TH CENTURY
A MUSICAL BOX PLAYING TWENTY-FOUR AIRS OF THREE 33CM CYLINDERS, BY C.L. MATTERN, AMSTERDAM, 19TH CENTURY
A MUSICAL BOX PLAYING TWENTY-FOUR AIRS OF THREE 33CM CYLINDERS, BY C.L. MATTERN, AMSTERDAM, 19TH CENTURY
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Property from the Neil & Gina Smith Collection

A MUSICAL BOX PLAYING TWENTY-FOUR AIRS OF THREE 33CM CYLINDERS, BY C.L. MATTERN, AMSTERDAM, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD

Property from the Neil & Gina Smith Collection

A MUSICAL BOX PLAYING TWENTY-FOUR AIRS OF THREE 33CM CYLINDERS, BY C.L. MATTERN, AMSTERDAM, 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD

Lot Sold:2,625USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from the Neil & Gina Smith Collection

A MUSICAL BOX PLAYING TWENTY-FOUR AIRS OF THREE 33CM CYLINDERS, BY C.L. MATTERN, AMSTERDAM, 19TH CENTURY 


the hinged rosewood lid inlaid with a lute, guitar entwined with poppies, cornflowers and buttercups, with satinwood stringing and kingwood banding with a moulded ebonized edge

height 12 ½ in.; width 38 in.; depth 18 ½ in.

31.8 cm; 96.5 cm; 47 cm


Please note that this lot contains material(s) which have import or export restrictions. Please contact a member of the department for further information.

Condition Report

In good conserved condition with very minor nicks, scrapes, and losses to surfaces of box consistent with age and use. Very minor lifting to central marquetry cartouche on lid. Old repaired age split to lid. Works very well and cylinders appear to be in very good condition.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

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Provenance

Anonymous Sale, Wilkinson's, Doncaster, 12 December 1999

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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