A wonderful wooden musical chest painted in Florentine style with soft golds and washed hues of white and peach. The upper compartment has doors that open to access 3 drawers. The doors have front panels of decorative gold tone wire mesh. The footed base has two drawers.
The bottom drawer opens to the sweet clear sound of the song, "Raindrops". The music box works can be found behind this drawer and the wind-up handle is on the back of the chest.
The five working drawers are lined in the original ribbed red velvet. The two bottom drawers and the arched top piece have beautiful carved designs that are accented with Florentine finishes.
Beautifully proportioned, the chest stands 14 1/4" tall in the front. The base is 9 1/2" wide and 5 1/4" deep. The lower portion of the chest is 8 1/4" wide and 4 1/2" deep. The upper portion is 8 1/2" high by 4" deep. The decorative top arched facade adds 3/4 of an inch in height.
Circa 1960's - with original, "MADE IN JAPAN" foil sticker. Condition is very good to excellent with slight wear to Florentine finish (which is distressed by design). Very well made with all drawers and doors working smoothly. Beautifully detailed. Music works are perfect.
Lovely and perfect for storing your favorite baubles.
Item ID: DA206
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