A rare singing bird box with "repoussé" decoration - with original winding key Case: sterling silver, rectangular box on four decorated feet, sides with repoussé decoration: birds and acanthus ornamentation. Lateral device for activating the automaton; top with oval plaque in the centre showing musical instruments. Automaton mechanism: rectangular, full-plate, bellows, bird with moving beak, wings and tail in front of a pierced and engraved silver plate.
Estimate 2,500 - 4,000 €
Price Realised 4,100 €
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