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Lot 0060
Bird automaton has four actions: three note whistle, head moves side to side, beak moves with song and tail raises and lowers. Mechanism works.

Dimensions are: 10 3/4" tall X 6 3/8" dia. at base. All measurements are approximate.

Condition: Bird is missing one eye and has feather loss. Gilding to cage has some wear to high points.

Provenance: Estate of Eleanor Vallee

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Singing Bird in Cage Automaton from France

Estimate $200 - $300Nov 17, 2018