67/759 Games and toys Singing birds cage automaton
67/ 759 [Games and toys]. (Singing birds cage automaton). Automaton, brass cage w. ornamented pedestal, w. two windable birds (papier mâché(?), wire, wood and real(?) feathers) and some leafy branches (wire and cloth), w. on-off handle and winding key on the bottom, height ±28 cm., Ø 16 cm., late 19th cent.

- In fine working order.

= Charming toy for adults. When singing, the birds open their beaks, turn their heads and move their tails. The bottom without any manufacturer's indication. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XXVI and the short video on our website.

€ (150-250) 275