Singing bird box, key & box
Lot 39
A gilt singing bird box, by Flauoulot, mid 20th century,
Sold for £2,640 (US$ 4,437) inc. premium
Lot Details
A gilt singing bird box, by Flauoulot,
mid 20th century,
No. 902,
with good quality going-barrel movement, the inside of the base plate signed, the bird with multi-coloured feathered plumage moving beak, wings and tailfeather to continuous birdsong, matt lid interior, in bright gilt case of sarcophagus form, lid top with duelled flaming torch and laurel leaf cartouche, main top and body decoration with wide repeating diametric cat's-eye bosses on petit-point ground, start/stop front-right, in original fitting travelling case with key - 4in. (10cm) wide
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