Rare Antique Viennese Dore Bronze Grand Piano Music Jewellery Box with Beautiful Hand Painted Enamel Panels Depicting Romantic Scenes in the Louis XVI Manner. The Main Lid Depicts a Courting Couple in a Woodland Garden and One Lady Wooed by 2 Young Men.
The Second Scene which Covers the Keys is instead of a Reclining Man trying to Woo the Affections of Two Ladies, One of Whom is Playing the Mandolin.
Inside the Lid and Above the Keyboard the Scene is of a Gentleman Courting a Young Lady again in a Woodland Setting.
The Main lid Opens and Props up to Assume Position for the Performance.
When Wound with the Captive Key Underside and the Keyboard Lid Fully Lifted it Plays 4 Different Pieces of Music
including La Boheme Act II ‘Quando Men Vo’
The Lid with Gilt Bronze Support Bar Opens to Reveal a Velvet Lined Interior for Jewellery or Valuables and Hidden Music Underneath the Lining.
Austrian Circa 1890-1900’s
CONDITION: Good Condition. No Chips or Cracks.
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