A very fine gold enamel singing bird box "The gift" with original winding key Case: silver, rectangular, the top and sides engine-turned and translucent cobalt blue enamelled, engraved silver mountings, on the front side a slide to reveal the bouncy feathered automaton; top with an oval lid multi-coloured painted with a pastoral scene against an engine-turned and translucent enamelled background. Automaton mechanism: rectangular, full-plate, bellows, bird with moving wings and tail in front of a pierced and engraved brass plate.
Estimate 6,000 - 8,000 €
Price Realised 11,000 €
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