French single bird singing bird cage by Bontems

French single bird singing bird cage by Bontems
A most attractive gilt bronze singing bird in a cage. This is not a modern reproduction but an original French early 20th century model by the famous French company of Bontems. It is stamped Made in France and also has the serial number 132 stamped into the side of the base. Bontems were working from the late 19th century to the early part of the 20th century. The cage is key wound and operated from a lever to the side of the base. The bird sings, moves his head from side to side, opens and shuts his beak as he sings and lifts and drops his tail feathers. Lovely plumage to the bird. This bird can also be set to sing intermitently. French Circa 1910-20. 12 inches high by 6.5 inch diameter ( 30cm by 16.25 cms).

Stock Number: 4838

Price: SOLD

Availability: SOLD

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