Antique Bontems French large singing bird cage, silver plated, stamped Ovington New York no.321.

An interesting and very rare single bird singing bird cage of large size. Manufactured by the famous French firm of Bontems towards the end of the 19th century it was retailed and stamped in the bronze by the American New York retailer Ovington. The large bird sitting on T-bar perch with leaves and berry decoration around. The bird with moving had, tail feathers and moves his beak in time to his singing. Original key and wound from the side and operated with an on and off lever also to the side. The base decorated in bold relief with Acanthus leaf and silver plated. The cage in gilt bronze decorated with vine leaf and grapes. The cage having opening door and ring handle to top. 21 inches high with 10 inch diameter (52.5 cms by 25 cms).

Stock Number: 4601

Price: SOLD

Availability: SOLD

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