A musical carousel automaton
in hexagonal glazed case with turned ebonised angle columns, coin mechanism, musical movement playing six airs, carousel with metallic foil and cotton-strip tent-form cover, static horses and riders (repainted), two dancing dolls and an automated organ-grinder in the centre, the central support with mirror and sequin decoration, on walnut base with stringing inlay and transfers to each face and coin-drawer -- 25½ in. (64.7)
The late S.F. Sunley attributed this to Alfred Sueur, who in 1892 devised a coin mechanism for musical boxes.