ANTIQUE 20thC RARE FRENCH SOLID SILVER-GILT & ENAMEL BIRD AUTOMATON BOX c.1910

ANTIQUE 20thC RARE FRENCH SOLID SILVER-GILT & ENAMEL BIRD AUTOMATON BOX c.1910

9,995.00

20th Century French silver-gilt singing bird automaton box, of rectangular form, guilloche enamelled in translucent blue over a sun ray and wavy engine-turned ground, the oval cover enamelled with views of the countryside at dawn, opening to reveal a singing feathered bird, comes with original bird shaped key. Hallmarked French silver guarantee mark, maker's mark J.C for J.Granvigne.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A5128

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DESCRIPTION

Antique early-20th Century rare French solid silver-gilt singing bird automaton box, of rectangular form, guilloche enamelled in translucent blue over a sun ray and wavy engine-turned ground, the oval cover enamelled with views of the countryside at dawn, opening to reveal a singing feathered bird, comes with original bird shaped key.

Fully working condition and original mechanism. Hallmarked French silver guarantee mark (Crab 900+ standard), maker's mark J.C (J.Granvigne, 4 Rue Beranger, Paris, succeeded by Tetard)
 

CONDITION

In Great Condition - No Damage.


SIZE

Height: 3.5cm
Width: 9.5 x 6cm
Weight: 515g