Roller Organs and Organettes



    Jules Heinrich Zimmerman

    Wood, metal, fabric (silk)

    53 х 29 х 47 сm; disk 41 cm


    Mechanical musical instrument, the case is made of wood; the sides are decorated with carved figured golden lines along the perimeter. The front side is decorated with carved scroll; “Orgophon” is inscribed in golden letters inside it. A handle for starting the movement and metal onlay with a keyhole in it are on the right side. The upper part of the lid is decorated with floral elements and harps’ cut carving on the corners. It is covered with golden silk fabric inside with golden inscription "Orgophon" is in the center. Music media: metal disk.