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Mechanical spinet

The black laquered casket containing this little instrument has a second compartment for use as a jewellery box. The spinet is played by a clockwork mechanism and is probably Flemish.

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    17th century
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    Dean Castle
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  • Period:17th century
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  • Repository:Dean Castle
  • Measurements:w 435mm