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Late 19th Century Gilt and Bronze Tweeting Automaton Music Bird Box
When wound and the actuation button slid to the right, the bird with layered feathered plumage in various red tones, gold gilt metal case, emerges moving polished metal beak, wings, tail feather and body from side-to-side to continuous synchronised birdsong. A lovely handmade item to own and has been serviced.
- Date of Manufacture1880-1890
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsH 2.5 in. x W 3.5 in. x D 2.5 in.H 6.35 cm x W 8.89 cm x D 6.35 cm
- Seller LocationLondon, GB
- Reference NumberLU4270112774372
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