ALL AUTHENTIC / ORIGINAL CLOCKWORK MOVEMENT PARTS AND SINGING BIRD The only thing is not original is the new flower plants and approx. 5% restored on the all original bird feathers. All original feathers has been fully restored , clean and serviced. Estimate : 15,000 25,000.
IT WILL BE VERY HARD TO FIND ANOTHER ONE WITH THE SAME FEATHERS. BELLOWS , CLOCKWORK MECHANISM , BIRD MOVEMENT ALL WORK BEAUTIFULLY.S IZE OF THE CAGE IS ABOUT : 12" x 21-3/4". Picture #12 shows this cage compare with a small 6" x11" cage. This is a very rare to find Jean. (most likely would date it around 1890 or even earlier).
This is a very unique Larger Size bird cage (Brass wire cage on a molded plaster and wood decorative base). It is a rare and nice High-end cage. This bird is authentic/ original.
BIRD was installed on a brass bird body with inside mechanism. REAL NATURAL FEATHERS iridescence blue/green wing feathers, iridescence head , chest and neck feathers and some iridescence tail feathers.They change colors depending on the light. Pictures do not do justice to these beautiful feathers. Look beautiful and very attractive. The bird , flooring , cage , bellows and the Mechanical parts are all original and in excellent condition. Bellows and the clock-work automation work perfectly like new. Overall condition is excellent for its age , with the slight age patina. Getting one today in such a good condition is a hard task. This is a true antique, not a reproduction, and one that is sure to appreciate in value over time. THERE ARE TWO STAMPS OF : J. PHALIBOIS A PARIS ON THE MECHANICAL PARTS (PLEASE SEE THE PICTURE , AND WATCH THE VIDEO). Brief history: Please Google Famous Jean Phalibois Automaton. A Laughing Clown , MUSICAL MONKEY DICE THROWING CONJUROR.
P large singing bird cage is even more rare to find. THE BIRD SINGING SONG IS VERY UNIQUE. IT IS DIFFERENT FROM MOST OF THE FRENCH " BONTEMS " MADE BIRD CAGES. 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED - OVER 2000 FEEDBACK. Item must return in the same condition that we send.
Your feedback is very important to us. We are eager to work with our customers. The item "RARE LARGE ANTIQUE FRENCH J.PHALIBOIS SINGING BIRD CAGE AUTOMATON MUSIC BOX" is in sale since Wednesday, April 20, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Other Antique Decorative Arts".
The seller is "collectibles8899" and is located in Fullerton, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.