Austrian .835 Silver and Enamel Bird Automaton Box, late 19th/early 20th century, with painted enamel scene of winged putti at various pursuits throughout, lg. 3 7/8 in.
Scattered professional over-painting to enamel, largest area is just beneath upper opening extending along the edge, overall fairly unobtrusive. Minor chipped losses to enamel, most visible to the left figural medallion and blue field to the back panel. Back panel slightly bowed from case. Mechanism not guarantee to be in working order, does wind and bird moves stiffly (does not sing).
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