Objects with musical mechanism and automaton

Box with automaton

    Box with automaton


    late 19th century

    Silver, metal, brass; engraving, guilloche, chasing, polishing

    7.5 х 5 х 2.2 cm, 148 g

    On the lid inner side "520"

    Box in silver case, the lateral sides are decorated with relief ornament of rose branches, a hinged top lid with rounded edges and a latch. The lid is decorated with the guilloched field with chased flower composition in the center, with flowers garlands on the edges. A stamp "520" is on the lid internal surface. A keyhole and four screws' heads are on the bottom side. Automaton with frivolous hunting scene and a button for switching the movement on are fixed on the polished brass layer under the lid.