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Lot 0274

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by Karl Griesbaum, c. 1900, The rectangular silver case embossed with figural scenes and trophies, operated by a lever on the front which releases an oval cover embossed with cherubs releasing a caged coloured feathered bird. With later London import marks. The box, L. 100mm
Note: The box in good condition with original key, the bird not working
Provenance: purchased from Cordy's in February 2009; Bryan Jackson Collection of Music Boxes and Toys.

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German silver singing bird automaton

Estimate NZ$1,000 - NZ$2,000Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price NZ$500
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