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    German, Exceptional Gilt And Enamel Singing Bird Box, Circa Late 1800's
    Case: 4 inches x 2 3/4 inches x 1 3/4 inches, gold gilt brass, the top and sides decorated with finely detailed polychrome enameled pastoral scenes, ivory colored enameled borders and blue cobalt enameled panels
    Movement: going barrel movement, bird with iridescent green, gold, red and black plumage, moving the wings, beak moving and back and forth motion during the song cycle


    Condition Report*: Type: German, Exceptional Gilt And Enamel Singing Bird Box, Circa Late 1800's
    Metal: gold gilt brass
    Case Info: the top and sides decorated with finely detailed polychrome enameled pastoral scenes, ivory colored enameled borders and blue cobalt enameled panels
    Case Width: 4 inches x 2 3/4 inches x 1 3/4 inches
    Watch Movement: going barrel movement, bird with iridescent green, gold, red and black plumage, moving the wings, beak moving and back and forth motion during the song cycle
    Condition: This colorful box is in first rate condition. The mechanism is in good working condition. The bird is richly feathered and moves with very good motion. Singing sound is excellent
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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    December
    10th Tuesday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    10th Tuesday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 54001-54199) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 (11:00 AM Eastern Time).
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    Additional Location Info:

    The Langham New York, Fifth Avenue
    400 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10018

    Current Bid:
    $2,000
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