582: Singing Bird Box With Silver Case
Singing Bird Box with Silver Case
Mechanical singing bird automaton by Karl Griesbaum, Germany, key-wind clockwork mechanism. The bird with bright plumage sings and turns around, flaps his wings and opens and closes his beak. In elaborately designed silver case with multiple hallmarks: 800, crown, crescent and maker's label WWH in a heart. Decorated with playing and musician cherubs under silver "pagoda" topped by a pheasant. Excellent condition, plays well. With key. Height 9 1/2 in.