Polyphon [Music box]

Circa 1890
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Production Date
Circa 1890
Description
Disc Polyphon musical box. Nice original Polyphon disc (15½") music box with handle. Made at Leipzig approximately 1890. Walnut case with flower inlay on top. Original lid picture inside of a number of naked children romping around in a garden. Lid is damaged, and hinges unattached. Lock on front, removable crank handle and on/off switch on side of box.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood/Walnut
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
POLYPHON Embossed
63571 Impressed
Accession No
1982.216
Credit Line
Circa 1890. Polyphon [Music box], 1982.216. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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