Lot 121: German Sterling Silver Animated Singing Bird Box

Est: $2,500 - $3,500
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Fontaine's Auction Gallery

May 19, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Pittsfield, MA, US
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Description: Quality German Figural Sterling Silver Animated Singing Bird Box. The fine quality case is signed with .925 and German hallmarks, has a figure of Victory standing at the left rear corner beside a mounted mandolin and violin flanking the oval lid decorated with repousse instruments; the sides of the case have repousse instruments, filigree, and wreaths, maidens seated on scrolled feet at the corners and a rope twist band around the base. Spring driven animated mechanism; the brightly feathered bird appears from under the lid swiveling back and forth while flapping its wings, moving its beak and whistling, the bird disappears back underneath the lid when the cycle is complete. In excellent working condition, has key. 5.75 in. high x 5.5 in. wide x 4.25 in. deep. Weight: 31.08 oz (28.33 ozt). Weight: 4.75 lbs.
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Shipping Information: Please feel free to contact Custom Pack & Ship
Mia handles shipping arrangements for most of our buyers;
Mia can coordinate shipping and shipping quotes whether you require…
- Personal trucking/delivery arrangements of larger items or
- packaging & shipping or of smaller items through UPS/USPS/FedEx

Custom Pack & Ship
Mia Fontaine
1485 W. Housatonic St
Suite 1
Pittsfield, MA 01201
413-841-8713
info@custompacknship.com
www.custompacknship.com


*** Items will not be released to shippers until payment has cleared.
Thank you!
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May 19, 2018, 11:00 AM EST Live Auction

Pittsfield, MA, US