A singing bird box by Bontems,
Lot 45
A singing bird box by Bontems,
Sold for £1,920 (US$ 3,137) inc. premium

Lot Details
Fine Oiseaux Chantants
A singing bird box by Bontems,
with going-barrel movement and bird with tones of lime green, okra red and dark brown plumage, moving bone beak, tailfeather and wings, pierced gilt grille held with blued screws, the lid in polished metal with tri-tone gilt incised birds in flight over flowers and gilt laurel-wreath border, in gilt metal case engraved with swags of flowers, spade borders, underside with wave-line decoration and concealed rear key compartment
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