Rare Exquisite Antique Reuge Automaton 2 Song Birds in Gilt Cage Music Box EUC. Up for your consideration, is this rare and exquisitely beautiful antique 2 songbird automaton "music box". The movement is mechanical, activated by a winding spring on the bottom of the device, and assisted by a switch which allows the singing to play either continuously, for a short duration, or can be switched off. Singing bird cage automatons have been collectible items for well over 200 years.
After several European masters perfected the mechanism, Reuge has carried on and advanced this extraordinary tradition. This device is crafted from the finest materials, by skilled artisans to ensure exacting results. The metal is gold plated to prevent corrosion and ensure long lasting enjoyment and enduring beauty. It measures 12" x 6". It has a registry # of (#11352).
It is in excellent pre-owned condition. A truly fine and beautiful addition to any serious collection. Please Note: I acquire my items from a variety of sources. I try to clean and sanitize everything, but I cannot guarantee that the items have not been in homes/locations where cigarette and/or pet odors/hair have accumulated. I try to check my items for any unusual smells, but I may not be as sensitive to these odors as you might be.The item "Rare Exquisite Antique Reuge Automaton 2 Songbirds in Gilt Cage Music Box EUC" is in sale since Tuesday, March 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\1900-1940". The seller is "philnfuz" and is located in Alexandria, Kentucky. This item can be shipped worldwide.