ANTIQUE ORNATE PHOTO ALBUM WITH WORKING MUSIC BOX & COLORFUL PHOTO PAGES. This listing is for an antique, ornate Photo album WITH a working music box inside.
The black composition cover has a black "frame" with black & white woven ribbon insert, and a detailed, high relief design of a young man and woman in a garden-like setting with the man holding a large leaf frond above their heads (rock, flowers, & distant tree in background). The spine and back of the photo album book appear to be black leather (some wear to top edge of spine as seen in photos), and the back has opening for key to wind the inner music box (KEY IS INCLUDED) and there are 4 rounded feet. The "pages" of the book have gold gilt edging on the 3 visible sides and there is an ornate pierced latch closure some surface patina as seen in photos, I have NOT tried to clean anything. Inside is a brightly colored front page with assorted blossom and fancy lettering: Album. There are a total of 10 thick photos pages with assorted colorful designs on front & plain on back with openings for photos; most have some small tears and wear (see photos).
Included are: birds & butterflies, oval slot on front & rectangle on back; butterflies & tropical plants, rectangle on front and back; fancy flowers & urn, rectangle on front and 4 small rectangles on back; unusual birds & flowers, 4 rectangle on front and 4 ovals on back; garden & lake scene with flowers, 4 ovals on front and 4 rectangles on back; fall/winter woodlands scene with birds & holly, 4 rectangles on front and 4 ovals on back; bird, butterfly & flowers, 4 ovals on front & 1 rectangle on back; bird, butterfly & flowers, 1 rectangle on front & back; ferns with 1 rectangle on front and back; and fish shaped fountain & flowers with 1 rectangle opening on front only. The rest of the space of the book holds the WORKING music box and it is visible through glass plate on top.
There is a side lever on edge near clasp that adjusts the speed. The piece is in very good condition with some edge wear as seen in photos. Our photos are part of the description.
The 12 Westcott Wooden ruler being used, is for size comparison of items and not included with the item. Please check the bottom of my auctions occasionally, as I sometimes add new information and photos.We are trying to keep costs down so as of now. Please wait for our invoice in that situation. This dispute will be closed within 48 Hours after being opened and the item will be re-listed. We try to provide the most accurate and detailed information about every item listed. Photos sometimes show a hue or glare. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution. The item "ANTIQUE ORNATE PHOTO ALBUM WITH WORKING MUSIC BOX & COLORFUL PHOTO PAGES" is in sale since Sunday, February 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Photo Albums". The seller is "manya" and is located in Easton, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.