A prisoner-of-war bone 'Spinning Jenny' automaton,  French,  early 19th century,
Lot 327
A prisoner-of-war bone 'Spinning Jenny' automaton, French, early 19th century,
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,300 - 5,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A prisoner-of-war bone 'Spinning Jenny' automaton, French, early 19th century,
with three Breton ladies, one revolving, the second seated racking a baby and the third also seated turning a spinning wheel, with windmill at the side, all raised on a platform above gear wheels and operating handle, 14cm(5 1/2in) high, on later oval ebonised base and under glass dome
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