This Eschle German gilt filagree singing mechanical bird box has a small bird perched on a swing hanging from the top of the inside of the cage. It has a slide out drawer for key storage. When you wind it, and moves the slide bar to the right, the lid rises and the bird pops up and begins to tweet a song. He flaps his wings and moves his beak. The bird's singing is beautiful. While the singing bird sings, the bird on the swing is swinging back and forth. I have not seen another one like this, with the overhead bird on a swing. It is a very lovely piece.
Country of Origin: Germany.
Marks: Stamped on the bottom "Made in Germany".
Size: 6" tall, 4 1/8" wide, 2 3/4" deep.
Condition: Very Good.
Unique Collectibles, Antiques and Fine Arts from Around the World
Never the ordinary...unique items chosen over the last 50 years of travel around the world.