|Collection||San Jose Master Catalog|
|Object Name||Box, Music|
|Title||Victorian monkey music box|
Oval, glass-domed music box featuring a monkey dressed in formal 18th century costume. He plays a violin whose case lies on the ground near him, under an arch of dried flowers and branches, and china flowers. The music and monkey are activated with a string pulley on the side of the base.
Made by Jean-Marie Phalibois in France. Phalibois create a whole line of automate machines in the late 19th century.
|Artist||Jean- Marie Phalibois|
|Dimensions||H-26 W-17.5 D-9.5 inches|