ANTIQUE BONTEMS SMALL SINGING BIRD-IN-CAGE

ANTIQUE BONTEMS SMALL SINGING BIRD-IN-CAGE
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£1,775.00

ANTIQUE BONTEMS SMALL SINGING BIRD-IN-CAGE

Product Description

ANTIQUE BONTEMS SMALL SINGING BIRD-IN-CAGE

Circa 1920

Height: 12½ inches / 31.7 cm
Diameter: 6⅜ inches / 16.2 cm

Stock number: GD7719/217
Price: £1775

The small singing bird sits inside a brass circular domed cage with hoop and boss top, with pressed gilt metal case decorated with floral swags, the key wind is underneath with the side lever operating the stop / start mechanism which allows the bird to sing. The bird with beautifully layered plumage in red and green accentuated with a red crest sits on a brass T perch with brown velvet base.