“Arcade” Music Box

“Arcade” Music Box

Craftsman: Donald Riley

Catalog #: 2021.14.1

Contributor: Donald Riley

This music box, entitled “Arcade,” has a moving claw and a coin slot on the front of the ornate case, among many other fine details.

“Carousel” Music Box

“Carousel” Music Box

Craftsman: Donald Riley

Catalog #: 2021.19.2

Contributor: Donald Riley

This piece, entitled “Carousel,” was Donald Riley’s very first animated music box. Many more would follow.

“Circus” Music Box

“Circus” Music Box

Craftsman: Donald Riley

Catalog #: 2021.17.2

Contributor: Donald Riley

This music box, titled “Circus,” has a Ferris wheel, carousel, and even a trapeze act going on under the tent.

“Harley” Music Box

“Harley” Music Box

Craftsman: Donald Riley

Catalog #: 2021.17.1

Contributor: Donald Riley

This music box, entitled “Harley,” features a carousel of motorcycles with flashing head and taillights.

“Robot Chest” Music Box

“Robot Chest” Music Box

Craftsman: Donald Riley

Catalog #: 2021.19.4

Contributor: Donald Riley

This music box, entitled “Robot Chest,” includes a hoard of individual robots along with a ray gun and old-fashioned microphones.

“Steam Boat” Music Box

“Steam Boat” Music Box

Craftsman: Donald Riley

Catalog #: 2021.19.1

Contributor: Donald Riley

This music box, entitled “Steamboat,” offers a unique play on Noah’s Ark with some added flair.

“Tool Box” Music Box

“Tool Box” Music Box

Craftsman: Donald Riley

Catalog #: 2021.3.1

Contributor: Donald Riley

This music box, entitled “Tool Box,” features an old school machine shop with moving belts and workers on top of a tool chest.

“Toy Factory” Music Box

“Toy Factory” Music Box

Craftsman: Donald Riley

Catalog #: 2022.7.1

Contributor: Donald Riley

It took ten years to fully design and collect all of the wonderful animation components for the Toy Factory. The scene includes moving trains, cars, gears, pistons, a crane, and more.

“Toyland” Music Box

“Toyland” Music Box

Craftsman: Donald Riley

Catalog #: 2021.14.2

Contributor: Donald Riley

This music box, entitled “Toyland,” was Donald’s second music box finished in 1995.

1/12 Scale Highboy Dresser and Table

1/12 Scale Highboy Dresser and Table

Craftsman: Gilbert Mena

Catalog #: 2014.1.7

Donor: Jan Haring

A 1/12 scale highboy dresser with burled walnut inlays and matching straight-leg table built by Gilbert Mena.

1/12 Scale Money Box

1/12 Scale Money Box

Craftsman: Gilbert Mena

Catalog #: 2014.1.8

Donor: Jan Haring

Gilbert Mena made this 1/12 scale money box from recycled US currency in a resin matrix.

1/12 Scale Upholstered Chair

1/12 Scale Upholstered Chair

Craftsman: George Berbiglia

Catalog #: 2014.1.6

Donor: Jan Haring

This 1/12 scale upholstered chair was delicately crafted by George Berbiglia.

Birdhouse Dollhouse

Birdhouse Dollhouse

Craftsman: Jo Berbiglia

Catalog #: 2013.31.1

Donor: Jo Berbiglia

This tiny Birdhouse dollhouse was built at a scale of 1/4“=1’ and features some bunnies in the yard.

Bunny Birdhouse

Bunny Birdhouse

Craftsman: Jo Berbiglia 

Catalog #: 2013.31.1 

Donor: Jo Berbiglia 

This Bunny Birdhouse scene was built by Jo Berbiglia at a scale of 1/4″:1′. It looks like a family of tiny bunnies has moved into a great big birdhouse.

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