Vintage Reuge Musical Automaton Capodimonte Italian Cigarette Lipstick Carousel
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Vintage Reuge Musical Automaton Capodimonte Italian Cigarette Lipstick Carousel :
Vintage 1960's Reuge Musical Automaton Capodimonte Cigarette Carousel.These musical carousels, or mosques, were originally designed to dispense cigarettes, but they also hold lipstick.Handmade in a small town near Florence, Italy. This beautiful piece is Capodimonte Italian porcelain, finished with gold-plating over brass.The Swiss Music Movement musical carousel features (6) rotating doors with the capodimonte cherubs in various activities on the outside and beautiful red velvet lined, gold-plated, repoussage framed pockets featuring a mandolin and trumpet design.The doors open to "Fascination" and an old style Reuge Lyre is revealed inside. When the doors close "The emperor waltz" plays.Measures 13 1/2" to the top.To operate turn dial on the bottom, and then push in the button on the side 2 times to play music and open doors. May need a tune up, but works well. There is one small spot of paint wear (under the carousel top). Overall EXCELLENT condition.Buyer to pay $20 postage.I only ship to the connected 48 United States. Please message me before offerding if it would need to be shipped else where. Thanks.