Antique Reuge Singing Bird Cage Swiss 2 Birds In Gilt Cage Music Box Spieluhr. Antique Reuge Singing Bird Cage imported from Switzerland. Gold Gilt and in very great condition after all these years. The mechanism inside works amazing. The bird song is very loud and good, everything works well!
The feathers on the 2 birds are real antique feathers and is still clean after all these years. When wound, the birds move their beaks, tails and heads to the tune they are chirping. The beak and the eyes are all in their places and the floral embellishments are still intact and clean. The bellows inside are made of the original leather skin bellows.The whole thing is original and left untouched, no repairs or tamperings done on the bird cage to preserve its antiquity and value. The bird cage itself is very shiny and well kept and handled. No dents or breaks in any of the parts. The bird song is very loud and clear that you can even hear it from a distance and even from a different room. The pause option on the bird cage works really well too, the pause is quite long meaning that the bellows are air tight sealed, meaning no air leaks or anything. The birdsong is very beautiful and nice, no wrong notes or pitches and everything sounds perfect! Details: Rare and exquisitely beautiful antique 2 songbird automaton "music box". Masterfully crafted in Sainte Croix Switzerland by Reuge... The birds sing and chirp melodiously independent of one another while moving their heads and bodies joyfully along to the "music". 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 is in excellent pre-owned condition. A truly fine and beautiful addition to any serious collection. Please view all photographs for exact details and exact condition. The item "Vintage Reuge Double Singing Bird Cage Automaton Music Box Spieluhr WATCH VIDEO" is in sale since Wednesday, April 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\1900-1940".
The seller is "ashalin_5" and is located in Mandaluyong. This item can be shipped worldwide.