Cylinder Musical Boxes

Musical box in the shape of a grand piano

    Musical box in the shape of a grand piano

    Japan

    circa 1950

    Jokiwa

    Wood, varnish, mother of pearl, fabric, metal; painting, inlay

    14.5 х 12 х 15.5 cm; cylinder 2.2 х 1.2 cm

    Casket for jewellery, the case is decorated with the Japanese style paintings and inlaid with mother of pearl. Trimmed with dark blue fabric from inside, with storage compartments and a mirror on the lid inner side. The musical movement is activated by the key, the melody sounds when the lid of the casket is opened.
    Music storage: metal cylinder.

    Инв.225/ММП