Mechanical Birds and Singing Bird Boxes

Singing bird cage with three birds and clock

    Singing bird cage with three birds and clock

    Europe

    the 20th century

    Wood, brass, gold leaf, velvet, enamel, wire, feathers, fabric; painting, casting

    30 x 30 x 55 cm

    Hexagonal body with clock (including alarm) on one side; the remaining sides are ornated by five enamelled landscape scenes. The cage made of iron bars. The birds are sitting on flower-decorated poles; they move and sing when the alarm is activated.

    Инв. 1749/ММП