A fine gold musical fob seal, with hidden erotic automaton, circa 1810, cushion enamel automaton late 19th century,
Lot 26
A fine gold musical fob seal, with hidden erotic automaton, circa 1810, cushion enamel automaton late 19th century,
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,808) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine gold musical fob seal, with hidden erotic automaton,
circa 1810, cushion enamel automaton late 19th century,
the petit-barillet movement with comb stack of nine blued teeth, on oval brass bedplate, the decoupage cushion enamel automaton plate with standing man and leaning woman in an interior with panelled walls and gathered drapes, in typical fob case marked IIH, with incised hoop body, globe centre stem and fluted base, start/stop button to side - 1.3/4in. (4.5cm) high

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  • Condition: E II 2
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