MUSIC BOX with a singing bird in vermeil,... - Lot 38 - Osenat

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MUSIC BOX with a singing bird in vermeil,... - Lot 38 - Osenat
MUSIC BOX with a singing bird in vermeil, Late 19th century Rectangular in shape, decorated with scenes of gallantry, garlands of flowers on a background of squares and pearls. The top is adorned with two putti suspended from garlands and framing a medallion with musical instruments that reveals an articulated feathered bird (movement on the central axis, movement of the beak and wings, missing a foot, with its key, movement to be revised mechanically functional, punch marks). Probably Swiss work. Dimensions: 3.8 x 10 x 10 x 6 cm A true masterpiece of miniaturized mechanics, invented around 1780 by the JAQUET-DROZ family from Switzerland.
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