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Singing Bird Box by Griesbaum

Auction:
2314
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Singing Bird Box by Griesbaum, with going-barrel movement, bird with moving wings, beak and perch (sticking), in gilt-metal case with floriate-pierced grille and overall repousse designs of garlands and arabesques, the lid depicting two cherubs releasing a caged bird, wd. 4 in., with bird-form key, in silk-lined leather-covered traveling case.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

gilt-metal case, Aviculture, Birdcage