A Charles Bruguier sarcophagus-form silver and enamel singing bird box, Swiss, circa 1825,

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Lot 22
A Charles Bruguier sarcophagus-form silver and enamel singing bird box,
Swiss, circa 1825,

Sold for £ 26,250 (US$ 34,322) inc. premium
A Charles Bruguier sarcophagus-form silver and enamel singing bird box, Swiss, circa 1825,
signed C.Bruguir A G 184, the featherless bird with head, wings and tail movements, the lid interior enamelled with bouquet of flowers and exterior with Alpine lake scene, the box top with engraved silver scrolls inset with panels of flowers on a dark blue ground, start/stop slide to the front, the sides with leaf and scroll decoration and base with engine turned and engraved decoration, in velvet lined leather covered travelling case and with original ratchet key, the singing bird box 3 3/4in (9.5cm) wide
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A Charles Bruguier sarcophagus-form silver and enamel singing bird box, Swiss, circa 1825,
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