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Enamel Singing Bird Box by Karl Griesbaum

Auction:
2345
Lot:
558
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

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

Description:

Enamel Singing Bird Box by Karl Griesbaum, with going-barrel movement, the bird with irrdescent red, blue and green plumage, moving beak, wings and perch, in enameled case with green roundels and cream panels in geometric engine-turned borders, the front roundel depicting church in a wheat field, the lid a pastoral landscape with reclining couple, wd. 4 in., (birdsong faint, with brass "bird" key).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Karl Griesbaum, Poetic form