Singing bird automaton - Brass - Second half 20th century

Singing bird automaton - Brass - Second half 20th century

Superb and very sought-after item, this brass bird cage with two birdies. This is an old item. After winding up the mechanism, the little birds start to move their beaks and tails independently from each other. They whistle in turns, mechanism is complete, spring is still tight and works fine. This bird cage has been beautifully preserved and in very good working condition. The bars are alternately nicely decorated (twisted). Please take a good look at the photos, these are a large part of the description, 4 purple stones are missing. Everything is on the pictures, have a good look at them, this is how you will receive this lot (you may possibly send me a message to request a video recording).
This lot will be packed with care and shipped with a tracking code.

Lot details
Singing bird automaton
Designer/ Artist
MMM (Mechanische Musikwerke Manufaktur) GmbH
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
30×17×17 cm
1.18 kg
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