Angel Orchestra Musician with Barrel Organ

Wendt and Kühn Angel Musician with Barrel Organ

A barrel organ (or roller organ) is a mechanical musical instrument consisting of bellows and one or more ranks of pipes housed in a case, usually of wood, and often highly decorated.  This barrel organ is played by a Grünhainichen Angel turning a crank. The pieces of music are encoded onto wooden barrels (or cylinders), comparable to the keyboard of a traditional pipe organ. Other names include hand organ, cylinder organ, box organ, street organ, and grinder organ.

a Grünhainichen Angel

2-1/2" tall

WK no. 650/67

with a Wendt and Kühn Presentation / Gift Box

Made in Germany

NOTE - this Wendt and Kühn Grünhainichen Angel comes with Blonde or Brunette hair. Select your hair color with the drop down menu at the top.

Wendt and Kühn of Grünhainichen, Germany,
a "Toymakers Village"- since 1915 
Imaginative, unique, elegant, and delicate
figurines from a traditional workshop -
meticulously hand-crafted by 155 artisans -
80 are painters,
but only four (4) paint faces.
Winner of the 1937 World's Fair, Paris
Gold Medal - Grand Prix
Simply Exquisite!
Item No. WK650/67-2 WK650/67-1



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