A tortoiseshell singing bird box, by Bontems,
With going-barrel movement, the bird with multi-coloured feathered plumage, moving beak, wings and tailfeather to continuous birdsong, rising through finely pierced gilt grille, the lid with tooled floral decoration with plain mount, in plain highly polished tortoiseshell case with hidden key compartment to rear, start/stop button to front-right, in original red leather travelling case with key - 4in. (10cm.) wide.
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