10-11-2019 10-11-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3295M Marlborough
October 11, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

Two-bird Singing Automaton

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 11, 2019 10:00AM


Two-bird Singing Automaton, Germany, 20th century, brass case with repousse decoration and wire cage containing two birds with colorful plumage which sing and move heads, tails, and beaks when activated by the clockwork mechanism, ht. 11 in.
Estimate $400-600

plumage deteriorating on yellow bird

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