Double Singing Bird Cage Automaton

Double Singing Bird Cage Automaton – LOT 1 Realized : $2,006.00

Musical & Coin-Op Auction, September 21st 2013 – Double Singing Bird Cage Automaton

Lot #: 1

Double Singing Bird Cage Automaton.
( Price Realized :  $2,006.00 )
Brass wire domed bird cage with brass finial and ring handle on a wood, gilt and carved gesso carved square base with chamfered corners and wind on the right side; 2 birds inside, one on a brass perch with colorful feathers, beaded eyes and surrounding filigree. The mechanical birds flick their tails, rotate their heads and move their beaks while whistling a tune. Birds move with nice brisk motion, spring winds and holds power, birds whistle with a muffled tone. 21 in. high x 10 in. wide x 10 in. deep.

Estimate: $2000 – $3000

AUCTION INFORMATION:
Name      September 21st, 2013 Musical & Coin-Op Auction
Date(s)   Saturday, September 21
Preview:  Friday 10-5, Saturday 8-11
Auction:  Saturday, September 21st at 11AM
Checkout: Saturday, September 21st at 4PM
Location: 1485 West Housatonic Street, Route 20. Pittsfield, MA
Contact:  413-448-8922
Email:    info@fontainesauction.com

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