Bontems Singing Bird Bocage Automaton
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
- Date / Time :
- November 03, 2005 10:00AM
Bontems Singing Bird Bocage Automaton, with two stationary and two mechanical birds (one drinking, one bobbing and flapping wings) with iridescent plumage, in papier-mache landscape with blossom tree, foliage and mirror-stream fed by glass-twist waterfall, on ebonized base containing the going-barrel movements and bellows for birdsong, ht. 23 in., (one stationary bird missing head, otherwise good overall condition).