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Singing Bird Box by Griesbaum

Auction:
2345
Lot:
559
Sold for:
$3,290$2,800

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

Description:

Singing Bird Box by Griesbaum, with going-barrel movement, bird with iridescent plumage, moving metal beak, wings, perch and tail, in blue enameled case with engraved brass decoration, pierced grille, and engraved gilt-metal base with integral key drawer and paste gem-set feet, ht. 3 x wd. 5 1/2 in., (song weak).
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

gilt-metal base, metal beak