Lot 224 View Catalog
A French singing bird automation machine made by Bontems. Brass bird cage with a single feathered bird within. Bird song plays and bird moves its head, beak, and tail feathers when the mechanism is wound. Condition: working, right wing has fallen off the bird (wing still in birdcage), fading and signs of age to cloth ground and leaves, see images for details. Birdcage measures 11.15" x 6.25" wide. Shipping weight 2.7 lbs.