Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 26, 2012

LOT 362

REUGE SINGING BIRD BOX Reuge, Sainte Croix, Switzerland. Made in the 20th century Fine, keyless, gilt metal and painted on enamel singing bird box.

HKD 50,000 - 70,000

USD 6,500 - 9,000 / EUR 5,000 - 7,000

Sold: HKD 81,250

C. Rectangular, turned feet, canted corners set with garnet stones, ivory coloured plaques to the sides with fl oral motifs, front and reverse with painted oval central scenes, the upper with ivory coloures plaque with radial fl oral designs, the bird cover with painted on enamel scene of two ladies and a gentleman. M. Rectangular brass, going barrel and rectangular bellows, the revolving bird with moving wings, tail and beak, controlled by two cams mounted beneath the barrel wheel, gilt brass grill pierced and engraved. Dim. 118 x 65 mm x 48 mm high.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense