3 December 2008,
Price realised HKD 37,500
Estimate HKD 16,000 - HKD 24,000
AN INTERESTING GILT BRASS SINGING BIRD BOX
UNSIGNED, CIRCA 1900
Brass fusée movement with pin barrel, rectangular box engine-turned throughout, foliage decoration to the borders on each side panel and top, centred by a daisy motif, the hinged lid with an oval musical motif, when activated opening to reveal a singing bird, decorated in colourful plumage, rotating on its axis, flapping its wings and opening and closing its beak, unsigned
Dimensions: 97 x 63 x 39 mm.
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