A tortoiseshell musical bird box
Lot 3637Y
A tortoiseshell and gilt metal automaton singing bird box probably Swiss
late 19th/early 20th century
Sold for US$ 2,375 inc. premium
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Property from the estate of Ernest C. Swigert, Portland, Oregon
A tortoiseshell and gilt metal automaton singing bird box
probably Swiss
late 19th/early 20th century
The rectangular case centering hinged lid applied with trophy to love with silvered billing doves, concealing the singing bird.
dimensions 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/4in
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