21: Lg. 3 Singing Bird Cage Automaton

Lg. 3 Singing Bird Cage Automaton. Gilt wood base with applied floral and filigree design, has a brass wire cage with knob finial and loop handle; the interior has 3 animated singing birds, 1 raised on a perch, the birds swivel their heads and flap their tail feathers while they alternate singing. Stamped on the bottom "Made in France, 5313645"; good general condition, right bird missing top of beak, left bird doesn't move its beak or tail, feathers are worn; has a custom crank. 22.5 in. high x 15 in. wide x 10 in. deep. Weight: 11.5 lbs.

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