Lot 1226: A late 19th/early 20th century Swiss? gilt metal mounted tortoiseshell singing bird automaton musical box, 3.75in.
December 1, 2016
Lewes, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: A late 19th/early 20th century Swiss? gilt metal mounted tortoiseshell singing bird automaton musical box, of rectangular form, with hinged porcelain plaque painted with chateau and mountains in lake scene (a.f.), with later key, 3.75in.
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