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Singing Bird Automaton

Auction:
2314
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$705$600

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

Description:

Singing Bird Automaton, No. 132, France, early 20th century, the yellow / black bird with moving head, beak and tail, in domed brass cage with suspension ring, on circular base with turned feet and repousse design of garlands and floral sprays, going-barrel movement and birdsong, ht. 12 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

France, moving head , Automaton, Robotics