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Pink Ballet inlaid music box

Ballerina Italian Inlay on Pink (lilac) Music Box with Filetto Boarder (1.18)


A small charming inlaid ballerina in a beige tutu is framed within a filetto border that adorns the lid of this beautiful little pinkish-lilac music box.  It allows you to view the mechanism as it plays and features a compartment with ring bar that is lined in beige velvet. It measures 5" x 4 1/4" and stands about 2 3/4" upon tiny brass feet. We have many appropriate melodies for the ballet lover or you may select your favorite tune from our 18 note tune list above.


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The Italian word "filetto" translated means "thread" and therefore the pattern that was used and framed with a Filetto border has (in English), a "thread-like" border. Skilled marquetry is required for this extra delicate inlay.

And we have many Ballet specific melodies: "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy", "Waltz of the Flowers", "Swan Lake", "Music Box Dancer" and Coppelia to name some.