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Automaton, vintage whistling songbird, Birdcage - Brass - First half 20th century

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Automaton, vintage whistling songbird, Birdcage - Brass - First half 20th century

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Current bid $516
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Location: France
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France

Object: Automaton, vintage whistling songbird, Birdcage
Material: Brass
Designer/ Artist: Probably Bontems
Estimated Period: First half 20th century
Country of Origin: France
Condition: Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions: 29×16.2×16.2 cm
Weight: 1320 g

Superb and rare automaton representing a small coloured bird singing several tunes (3 or 4 different ones), in its gilt brass cage, from the first part of the 20th century.
This automaton is in good overall condition.
It works perfectly, the reassembly is done underneath, interlocking system on the side, see pictures. Stamped Made in France.
The plumage of the bird is original.
Very good condition, some missing feathers on the bird.

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  • Great seller! The item arrived very well packed and in perfect condition. It was exactly as advertised and even better than the comprehensive range of photographs. Very, very pleased. Many thanks.

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  • item as described and fast shipping, thanks

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  • Item matches description. I recommend this seller.

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