The taller is black and red and the smaller is yellow. Original felt and floral decoration. Pressed metal base with leaf scrolls and oval patterns. The cage door opens and latches shut. Original large key for winding up. The start/stop slide, when released, allows the birds to move and sing their glorious birdsong. Appears to be a Bontems creation, though there is some evidence that the singing birds may be German made, and date from the early 1800s. Base has a 12 Diameter. Please send us a message and well promptly respond. The item “Antique Large Bontems SINGING BIRDS in CAGE Key Wind-Up 23H 1800s Works” is in sale since Tuesday, January 23, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “supermall” and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France