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Two-bird Singing Automaton

Auction:
3295M
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

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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Keywords

Germany, Automaton, Beak, Chicken, Dinosaurs, Robotics