Antique silver Singing Bird Box signed Karl Griesbaum ( 1878- 1941). The box is hallmarked silver 800 and has the original makers´mark of Karl Griesbaum. It is adorned with artful c- scrolls and bird figures. When not singing the little hand feathered multi colored bird is concealed under a round gold plated lid. . It is activated by a lever in form of a bird on the right side.When the lid opens the little bird emerges to sing and flutter about.The lid snaps shut when the bird is done singing. The box is in perfect working and singing condition, having recently be controlled and serviced by an expert. It is dated at ca. 1900.
Length: 3,94 inch (100 mm) Width: 2,76inch (70 mm) Height: 1,56 inch (40 mm)
Antique silver Singing Bird Box, ca. 1900