Bird Box in Sterling Silver with 2 Birds.
The operation of the delicate mechanism of the jewelled bird box begins with the opening of the small lid on top of the box. Two beautiful petite (2 cm) birds suddenly appears and “comes to life” by moving its beak, tail, wings, in synchronous motion with the song that they sing alternately. After about 15 seconds the birds disappear into the box to be followed by the closure of the delicate oval lids. In the century's past these ornate bird boxes were special gift's for royalty and the rich. The box is approx. 110 mm wide.