A singing bird-in-cage, by Phalibois, circa 1890,
Lot 38
A singing bird-in-cage, by Phalibois, circa 1890,
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,531) inc. premium

Lot Details
A singing bird-in-cage, by Phalibois, circa 1890, A singing bird-in-cage, by Phalibois, circa 1890,
A singing bird-in-cage, by Phalibois,
circa 1890,
with going-barrel movement, the bird with predominant red feathered plumage, highlights in dark brown and orange, moving naturalistic beak and tailfeather, body ducking up and down on brass T perch, plain polished wood cage floor bearing Paris retailer plaque (faded), under square domed gilt cage with hoop and boss top, canted corners, gilt gesso base with plinth, floral appliqués centres, start/stop below key-wind to side - 21in. (53cm.) high.
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