Objects with musical mechanism and automaton

Musical fob

    Musical fob

    Switzerland (?)

    Circa 1840

    Gold, metal alloys; casting, chasing, guilloche

    5.1 x 3.5 x 1.1 cm


    Golden musical fob with two medallions, one of which is smooth, the other is decorated with guilloché pattern framed by meander belt with rosettes. The finial is in the shape of two human figures, with the rod and ring in the center and ring, the rotation of which activate placed inside the fob musical movement in the form of a drum with comb of steel teeth.