Musical Houseware

Musical paper-weight "Bear"

    Musical paper-weight "Bear"


    circa 1930

    Wood (birch), shellac; volumetric carving

    20 x 17 x 13 cm, 1 kg

    On the bottom: paper label with two tunes


    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.