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Catalog Number 00.13.1A-C
Object Name Music Box
Description A)Music box, dark wooden case, hinged lid w/inlay design:basket w/flowers/vine/floral pattern. Engraved metal plaque on front: Rare Early Key Wind Music Box... Dedication to Olga Purlia by Harold W. Gribble,1974. Music box mechanism:brass cylinder w/steel combs. #307 stamped on bedplate. Paper tune card-inside lid lists songs music box plays (6 airs). Handwriting on bottom in French, #307-handwritten. Narrow side compartment contains 2 keys: B)Small key:opening case. C)Large key to wind box. Large open head w/thick barrel shaft. #14/LettersIR(?)TG stamped on sides of shaft.
Date 1860
Search Terms see Gribble collection, access# 78.13
Provenance Made in Geneva, Switzerland. From the estate of Olga Purlia; given to her by Gribble family.