2 French Singing Birdcage Automatons

Cataloged Antique Auction Saturday, June 15th 2013 – 2 French Singing Birdcage Automatons

2 French Singing Birdcage Automatons. Gilt metal birdcage with wire dome top, the movement is contained in the base; the bird is seated on its perch, it moves its head back and forth while whistling a tune. Both are marked “Made in France” on the base and numbered 5433791 & 5315401. One is in good running condition, bird chirps and sings and moves with nice brisk motion; the other winds and runs but has a slow & mono-toned whistle and the figure does no move. 11 in. high.

Estimate: $700 – $900


Cataloged Antique Auction Saturday, June 15th @ 11AM
Saturday, June 15th @ 11AM
Previews: Fri. 10AM – 5PM & Sat. 8AM – 11AM

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery
1485 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Phone: 413-448-8922
Fax: 413-442-1550
info@fontainesauction.com

No Comments

Post a Comment