Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee

Apr 15
2018
Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee


Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee


Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee


Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee


Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee


Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee


Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee


Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee


Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Bird Box with Fusee 3-3/4 x 2-1/4 x 1-1/4 – Key-Wind – C. 1870 R-8 (Rarity on a scale of #1 being very common to #10 being extremely rare) Ultra-rare and important bird box is controlled by a high-grade fusee movement. The bird makes a beautiful singing sound from bellows and rapidly moves both wings while the head turns from side-to-side. The bird is very colorful with natural feathers and an ivory beak. It recesses below a gold filigree frame when the motion work is finished. The box is phenomenal, it features a gold start lever on the side as well as gold flowers, which appear in high relief on the top of the silver box. The mint box is trimmed with fabulous black enameled vine and flower designs, it is fully engraved on the silver top area. Fancy fern and Fleur-de-lis designs are engraved on the silver gilt side edges and the bottom of the box is fully chased with feather swirl and intertwined ribbon patterns. The top is centered by a fabulous polychrome enameled Alpine mountain scene, which is beautifully detailed and near mint. This enameled cover is set in a gold oval frame, which is nicely chased and engraved. A fabulous and rare fusee singing bird box! Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee – YouTube. Video will open in a new window. We consider any reasonable Best Offers – Please submit your best offers! ABOUT US: Ashland presents the world? S best vintage and pre-owned watches and jewelry online. We offer leading brands such as Vacheron Constantin, Rolex, Patek Phillipe, Breitling and many more. We are delighted to present ongoing sales of luxury watches of all brands and price points, shop master watchmakers such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, Rolex, Cartier and Audemars Piguet. CUSTOMER SERVICE: Contact: Rick Gilbert Hours: 9 – 5 EST, Monday – Friday Address: Ashland Investments Sarasota Arts & Antique Center 640 South Washington Blvd, Suite 200 Sarasota, FL 34236. Please check with your country? We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as? – US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item “Swiss Wonderful Gold Silver & Enamel Automaton Bird Box with Fusee” is in sale since Wednesday, April 11, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “eashland_net” and is located in Sarasota, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany

Apr 15
2018
Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany


Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany


Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany


Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany


Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany


Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany


Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany


Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany


Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany


Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany


Absolutely beautiful antique c. 19th Century Sterling Silver, Guilloche Enamel and Rose-cut Diamond German made decorative collectible Singing Bird Box. All around panels in gorgeous sky blue enamel over wave guilloche pattern. Decorative silver gilt borders, flower head motifs and rose-bud motifs. The pop-up lid depicts is set with a pale blue guilloche enamel plaque with applied decorative silver gilt motif withing a an oval bezel encrusted with rose-cut diamonds. The lid opens to reveal a pierced and engraved scroll decorated grill and to release the black feathered plumed bird with a silver beak, rotating on its axis, chirping and flapping its wings. The front of the box features an activation sliding mechanism also encrusted with rose-cut diamonds. The winding mechanism is located on the bottom of the box and comes with original winding key designed as a bird. The box stands on four feet spherical feet. The bottom of the box hallmarked: Sterling, 935, German hallmarks and maker’s mark. Bird box is accompanied by original hard storage case/box. A truly remarkable work of art and decorative collectible! The bird mechanism works well. The bird box is in excellent condition with a few minor patina stains on silver. Enamel is in superb condition without any damages. The outer storage case has visible signs of wear on the outside and lining tears on the inside (see photos). Video is available upon request! All measurements are approximate: 4 3/8 (11.2 cm) side to side, 3 (7.4 cm) front to back, 4 1/8 (5.3 cm) tall including feet. Gross Weight: 714 grams. Video is available upon request. ALL SALES ARE FINAL. ALL QUESTIONS WILL BE ANSWERED WITHIN 24 HOURS. PLEASE ASK ALL QUESTIONS. TO SUBMITTING AN OFFER. Please review the pictures, as they are part of the description. We photograph each piece very well and note any major damages or significant wear. We will do our best to resolve the issue promptly. The item “Antique Silver Guilloche Enamel Diamond Singing Bird Box Automaton, Germany” is in sale since Saturday, April 14, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “fashflair” and is located in Forest Hills, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.

  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany

EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller

Apr 15
2018
EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller


EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller


EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller


EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller


EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller


EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller


EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller


EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller


EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller


EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller


MEASUREMENTS: 16×9.5×8.25. Handed down from my Grandfather who was a music box collector. Has been with me for years but want it to go to a family who appreciates these antiques. Happy to send a video of the sound quality if interested or talk more about the music box. Photos show small scratches that would come out easily if someone knows how to restore. Sound quality is excellent. The item “EUC Antique Swiss 8 Airs Visible Bells Music Box Pin Roller” is in sale since Friday, April 06, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “dwin3231″ and is located in Kellogg, Idaho. This item can be shipped to United States.

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