Lot 238: Two Swiss singing bird boxes, early 20th century
December 15, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Two Swiss singing bird boxes
early 20th century
The first with floral-engraved brass lid and tortoiseshell case, a side compartment opening to reveal brass key; the second with woodland scene engraved brass top, wooden case and built-in wind. (2).
L: 4 1/2 in. (largest)
Both in good condition with minor wear consistent with age and use. Both in working order.
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