335 Greenlawn Rd Greenlawn, NY 11740 United States 631.757.9521
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$ 6,800

Early 20th Century Animated Singing Bird Box

Period 1900-1919
Materials Gilt-Bronze.
W. 3.5 in; H. 1.75 in; D. 2.24 in;
W. 8.89 cm; H. 4.45 cm; D. 5.69 cm;
Description Description:
A decorative early 20th century singing bird box in a decorative gilt-bronze case. When activated the colorful bird pops up, rotates, sings and flaps its wings.

The decorative gilt-bronze case is adorned with acanthus leaf moldings, floral sprays and garlands, corner mounts and musical trophies. The hinged lid is set within a decorative bezel and is decorated with a multi-colored musical trophy applique.

The movement is wound out the base and activated by a pull-lever out the side.

For additional information on bird boxes see: ‘Mechanical Singing-bird Tabatieres’ by Geoffrey Mayson.

Size: 3.5 in. wide
2.24 in, deep
1.75 in. high
Styles / Movements Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 328721
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