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Paint Decorated Chante du Rossignol Birdsong Box

Auction:
2345
Lot:
555
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Paint Decorated Chante du Rossignol Birdsong Box, probably by Bontems, with brass going-barrel movement operating two cams, bellows and whistle, in painted mahogany case with bucolic landscapes in roundels on the four sides, flanked by arabesques, floral sprays and garlands, the lid with brass carrying handle, the inner box with label of Henry Spingarn, 350 Rue St. Honore, Place Vendome, Paris, wd. 7 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Paris, Henry Spingarn, Arabesques, Mahogany, Suites