Musical Houseware

Musical paper-weight "Bear"

    Musical paper-weight "Bear"

    Switzerland

    circa 1930

    Wood (birch), shellac; volumetric carving

    20 x 17 x 13 cm, 1 kg

    On the bottom: paper label with two tunes

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    The paperweight is made of birch wood and walnut veneered. The semicircular bar is decorated with a handle in the form of a bear figure.

    The movement is wound up with a key; the keyhole is under the bear figure. Activated when the paperweight is pressed down. The musical movement is inside the bar and plays two tunes.

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