Mechanical Bergmann Bronze Sphinx With Naughty Nude
Unsigned bronze attributed to Franz Xavier Bergmann, 1861 - 1936. Hinged Sphinx with button release that opens to reveal a cold painted golden nude female sitting on a colorful rug. She is holding red flowers in one hand and wearing a white necklace with a blue drop. Strong hinges and snug fit when closed. Early 1900s. 6" x 2 1/4" x 3 1/2" high.
All original with worn paint on the headdress of the Sphinx. Operates correctly.