An Exceptional and Rare Musical Automaton Clock

Geneva | May 2016

An exceptional and rare musical automaton clock, shaped like a bird cage, will lead the upcoming sale of Important Watches in Geneva on Saturday 14 May. The stunning object (Lot 176) features two singing birds and a butterfly which, thanks to three automaton mechanisms, combine to form a scene filled with movement and music.

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