Lot 1310: A 19th century Austro-Hungarian? silver, polychrome cloisonne enamel and gem set automaton singing bird box, 3.75in.
December 1, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A 19th century Austro-Hungarian? silver, polychrome cloisonne enamel and gem set automaton singing bird box, of rectangular form, set with baroque pearls and foil backed stones and enamelled with scrolling foliate decoration, with key (not original), 3.75in.
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